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portuguese pulled pork

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Theresa Vieira
Ocala, FL

I grew up eating these either in a hard crusty roll or with just boiled parsley potatoes. Being Portuguese we call this Cacoila.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8
prep time 8 Hr 15 Min
cook time 8 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For portuguese pulled pork

  • 5 - 6 lb
    boston butt pork roast
  • 2 lg
    sweet onion, sliced
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp
    hot pepper sauce
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    black pepper
  • 2 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1 c
    orange juice, fresh
  • 1 c
    white wine, dry
  • 1 c
  • crusty rolls

How To Make portuguese pulled pork

  • 1
    Add all ingredients, except for the rolls in a plastic zip bag and place in a container and refrigerate overnight.
  • 2
    Next morning place all ingredients, except the rolls in a slow cooker and and cook for atleast 6 to 8 hours or until meat is falling apart.
  • 3
    Remove meat to a platter discard any fat and shred meat using to forks.
  • 4
    Another way to eat this is w/ boiled potatoes.
  • 5
    Place a good amount of meat on the crusty roll and top with some of the cooked onions.