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.


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8 Hr 15 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


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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


  • 1Add all ingredients, except for the rolls in a plastic zip bag and place in a container and refrigerate overnight.
  • 2Next 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.
  • 3Remove meat to a platter discard any fat and shred meat using to forks.
  • 4Another way to eat this is w/ boiled potatoes.
  • 5Place 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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