Carnitas, pulled Pork – Slow cooker

Make a rub and cover a ~2kg pork shoulder roast and leave over night:

  • smoked paprika
  • pepper
  • cumin
  • onion powder
  • brown sugar

After marinating over night:

  • Place ~ 1/4 cup lime juice, 1/4 cup water, some soy sauce in bottom of slow cooker, then the roast (fat side up)
  • Cook on high for 6 hours or more
  • Remove juices, separate the fat out (and use fat for refried beans!)
  • Shred with two forks, add back in some of the juice.
  • Place on a baking sheet lined with foil, and broil for 5-10min to make carnitas.


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