Crock Pot South American Pulled Pork Recipe

Crock Pot South American Pulled Pork is a flavorful and tender dish inspired by the traditional flavors of South America. This recipe combines succulent pork shoulder with a blend of spices, including cumin, paprika, and oregano, to create a mouthwatering and aromatic dish. Slow-cooked to perfection in a crock pot, the pork becomes incredibly tender and easily shreds apart. Serve this delicious pulled pork on soft buns or tortillas, topped with tangy slaw and your favorite South American-inspired sauces for a truly satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for Crock Pot South American Pulled Pork Recipe

  • 0.38 pound Pork Shoulder
  • 1/4 tablespoon Ground Cumin
  • 0.13 tablespoon Paprika
  • 0.13 tablespoon Dried Oregano
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.13 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/4 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 0.13 Onion, Sliced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 0.13 cup Orange Juice
  • 0.03 cup Lime Juice
  • 0.13 cup Chicken Broth
  • as per your need Soft Buns Or Tortillas, For Serving
  • as needed Tangy Slaw, For Topping
  • as per your need South American Inspired Sauces, For Topping

Directions: Crock Pot South American Pulled Pork Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a small bowl, combine the cumin, paprika, oregano, salt, and pepper. Rub the spice mixture all over the pork shoulder.
  • STEP 2.Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear the pork shoulder on all sides until browned.
  • STEP 3.Transfer the pork shoulder to a crock pot and add the onion, garlic, orange juice, lime juice, and chicken broth.
  • STEP 4.Cover the crock pot and cook on low heat for 8-10 hours or on high heat for 4-6 hours, until the pork is tender and easily shreds apart.
  • STEP 5.Once cooked, remove the pork from the crock pot and shred it using two forks. Return the shredded pork to the crock pot and mix it with the cooking liquid.
  • STEP 6.Serve the pulled pork on soft buns or tortillas, topped with tangy slaw and your favorite South American-inspired sauces.
  • STEP 7.Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, marinate the pork shoulder in the spice mixture overnight before cooking.
  • If you prefer a spicier pulled pork, add some chopped jalapenos or a dash of hot sauce to the crock pot.
  • To make the tangy slaw, combine shredded cabbage, carrots, lime juice, mayonnaise, and a pinch of salt and pepper.
  • Leftover pulled pork can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • You can also freeze the pulled pork for up to 3 months. Thaw it in the refrigerator overnight before reheating.

Storage and Serving

  • Store leftover pulled pork in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, place the pulled pork in a microwave-safe dish and heat in the microwave until warmed through.
  • Serve the pulled pork on soft buns or tortillas, topped with tangy slaw and your favorite South American-inspired sauces.
Nutrition
value
319
calories per serving
18 g Fat36 g Protein3 g Carbs2 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    18g
  • Protein
    36g
  • Carbs
    3g
  • Fiber
    2g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    3g
  • Protein
    36g
  • Fiber
    2g

Fats

  • Fat
    18g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    71mg
  • Iron
    6mg
  • Vitamin A
    133mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    4mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    31mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    0mcg
  • Vitamin C
    10mg
  • Vitamin E
    1mg
  • Copper
    2mcg
  • Magnesium
    78mg
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
    300mg
  • Selenium
    73mcg
  • Zinc
    6mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp