Crock Pot Portuguese Garlic Pork

barbara lentz


Great Portuguese style pork. Can be served as pulled pork sandwiches just use less sauce.


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8 to 10
24 Hr
9 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 2 large
    bulbs garlic about 20 cloves garlic
  • 8 medium
    jalapenos seeded and sliced
  • 1 medium
    onion quartered
  • 1 Tbsp
    kosher salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    sweet paprika
  • 1 Tbsp
    each cumin and allspice
  • 5 lb
    pork butt roast
  • 4 c
    chicken stock
  • 1 c
    dry white wine
  • 6 oz
    tomato paste
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 4 Tbsp

How to Make Crock Pot Portuguese Garlic Pork


  1. Add the garlic jalapeno's, onions, salt, paprika, cumin, and allspice to a food processor and process into a paste. Rub the paste over the pork roast. Let marinate in a covered bowl over night. Place the pork roast and marinade in a large crock pot.
  2. Mix the chicken stock, wine, and tomato paste together until well combined. Pour over the pork roast in the crock pot. Let cook 8 to 10 hours on low heat until the pork falls apart.
  3. Remove the pork with a slotted spoon to a carving board. Break apart any big pieces and set aside. Strain the liquid in a fine mesh strainer discarding any solids. Place the strained broth in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and reduce for 15 minutes. Mix the cornstarch and water together. Pour in the boiling broth whisking until thickened. Place the pork into the broth and serve.

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About Crock Pot Portuguese Garlic Pork

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Portugese

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