Portuguese Pulled Pork

Theresa Vieira


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


★★★★★ 1 vote

8 Hr 15 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 5 - 6 lb
    boston butt pork roast
  • 2 large
    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.

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About Portuguese Pulled Pork

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

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