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Puerto Rican Shredded Pork Recipe
  • READY IN ABOUT 9 hrs

Puerto Rican Shredded Pork

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"Put your own spin on delicious with this easy-to-prepare Puerto Rican Shredded Pork roast, made with fresh citrus juice, garlic and herbs."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Using a sharp knife, poke a few holes into the pork and stuff holes with half of the crushed garlic. In a large skillet over medium-high heat, warm the oil. Add the pork and brown on all sides, 6 to 8 minutes. Transfer the meat to a slow cooker.
  2. Combine the remaining ingredients in a blender and blend for a few seconds until evenly combined. Place the pork in the slow cooker. Pour the liquid mixture over the pork, and let the pork marinate in the mixture for about 10 minutes on each side.
  3. Turn the slow cooker on low, and set the timer for 8 hours. After 8 hours, remove pork and shred using two forks on a large cutting board. Remove all the liquid from the slow cooker except for 1 cup of the cooking liquid and add pork back to pot. Let it cook another 15 to 30 minutes.
  4. Serve the shredded pork over lettuce wraps or in corn tortillas, and top with pico de gallo, chopped cilantro and/or avocado.
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  • PREP 25 mins
  • COOK 8 hrs 30 mins
  • READY IN 8 hrs 55 mins

Footnotes

  • *Please note that if you're unfamiliar with tying a roast with kitchen twine, ask your butcher to pre-tie the roast in the store.
  • **You can substitute 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice for 4 oranges, juiced.
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Apr 02, 2014

Did not sear meat. Used 8 oz orange juice for 4 juiced oranges and used 4 oz lime juice for 4 juiced limes. Put all ingredients in crockpot to cook. Will update star rating later.

 
Feb 24, 2014

This was pretty easy to make. You may want to cut back a little on the cumin as it may be overpowering. We topped this over brown rice with fresh pico de gallo.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 304 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 9 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Fat
  • 18.9 g
  • 29%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 26.1 g
  • 52%
  • Sodium
  • 927 mg
  • 37%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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