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puerto rican shredded pork

Recipe by
Jennifer Busselle-Dunn
Lacey, WA

Delicious and so easy.

yield 4 -6
prep time 20 Min
cook time 8 Hr
method Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients For puerto rican shredded pork

  • 2-3 lb
    boneless pork roast
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 6 clove
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    oregano, dried
  • 4
  • 4

How To Make puerto rican shredded pork

  • 1
    Poke holes in pork with a sharp knife. Insert peeled garlic cloves into holes. Brown roast on all sides in olive oil.
  • 2
    Peel or cut off peel of fruit. Put in blender or juicer. Blend until liquid. Add cumin and oregano. Blend.
  • 3
    Pour juice into slow cooker and add pork. Or if using a Ninja cooking system after browning pork in Ninja add juice. Turn setting to low and timer to 8 hours. Turn pork every couple of hours while cooking.
  • 4
    Remove pork and all liquid except one cup. Shred pork using forks to pull the meat a part. Add back to cooker and mix liquid with shredded pork. Heat for 10-15 minutes.
  • 5
    Serve with tortillas and guacamole.