Slow Cooker Mexican Pulled Pork Recipe | Yummly

Slow Cooker Mexican Pulled Pork

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  • 4 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt (if using regular table salt, only use 2 teaspoons)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch ground cloves
  • 3 1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder roast
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • avocado (Sliced)
  • radishes (Sliced)
  • cabbage (Thinly sliced)
  • tortillas
  • corn
  • lime juice (Fresh squeezed)
  • salsa
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    NutritionView More

    Sodium48% DV1140mg
    Fat46% DV30g
    Protein71% DV36g
    Carbs4% DV13g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories480Calories from Fat270
    Total Fat30g46%
    Saturated Fat9g45%
    Trans Fat0g
    Calories from Fat270
    Total Carbohydrate13g4%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A25%
    Vitamin C25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


    Hello Mario a year ago
    Great meal, did it with beef instead and made pink onion salsa to go with it! Success with the family!!!! I tweaked the spices to for the whole family to enjoy
    i made this in the instant pot instead od the crock pot. i cooked it for 1 hour and 40 minutes and it was so moist and delicious!
    Liz Gerber a year ago
    Very tasty. Used less chili powder because i was serving to kids!
    Cairn C. a year ago
    Tasty - every time. Great for groups. Pair it with a mango salsa.
    Lindsay M. 2 years ago
    I would make this again just for the smell! After 6 hours in the slow cooker the meat literally fell off the bone.
    Kris Handley 2 years ago
    This is excellent! I added adobo sauce a lime juice. Yum!
    Janae M. 2 years ago
    Cooked it in an instant pot with dr. pepper as my liquid. Flavors were great!
    Danielle 2 years ago
    Loved it! Served with rice and some Caribbean style beans and everyone enjoyed it The pork had a such a great flavor. I will definitely put this on a repeat list
    Scott S. 2 years ago
    This is very delicious 😋
    Lisa F. 2 years ago
    Amazing! Tasted brilliant - definitely make again and try to leave pork in rub overnight
    Margaret 2 years ago
    Really delicious, I used a shoulder with the bone in for 8 hours, and it worked perfectly. Heads up, it is fairly spicy.
    Kate C. 2 years ago
    Turned out great. Didn't have a pork shoulder so used other pork piece I had. Used cast iron dutch oven in oven at 275 for 2 hours which worked well. Perfect for a salad or pulled pork sandwich as well as tacos and burritos.
    jessica rentas 2 years ago
    It was great. My kids devoured it
    Christie Williams 2 years ago
    Authentic flavor! We love this recipe! It’s so easy and delicious. Some mornings I have my kids get this going in the slow cooker, it’s that simple!
    Dakota K. 2 years ago
    Used pork tenderloin instead and turned out well. I rubbed all the spices on the roast and left in the fridge overnight. I mixed the leftover spices with half a cup of chicken broth since I was using tenderloin and poured overtop. Cooked on low for 9 hours and topped with salsa and sour cream and cheese. Would definitely make again but either with Pork shoulder or more chicken broth.
    Esther H. 2 years ago
    Super moist and the right amount of spice
    Amy Muñoz Vasquez 2 years ago
    Used my electric pressure cooker instead. Browned the pork with the seasonings (added extra since it cooks in stock. To keep from being bland). Took less than an hour because I cubed it before cooking. Best lunch I’ve had in a while
    Tova Burge 2 years ago
    Delicious! No modifications. I definitely will make again.
    Harvey S. 3 years ago
    This is the second time using this recipe the first time was great I'm sure it will be equally as good this time
    Sarah DeLury 3 years ago
    Now a go-to favorite. Easy enough to prep, almost mindlessly easy to cook, & something we devour gladly, & with, well, ease.
    Brandon DuHamel 3 years ago
    Love this recipe. Kicked it up a bit by adding some dark beer and doing a blend of dried chili powders. I use guajillo, New Mexico hatch, and ancho. I find the cayenne is unnecessary with these chili powders as they have enough kick as well as good flavor.
    Dana R. 3 years ago
    Awesome and super easy. Love this and will make it again
    kkaterpilar 3 years ago
    Just perfect. I reduced the chilli in half and I added red onions cut in 4 instead of onion powder..
    Tia Villagomez V. 3 years ago
    Great! Whole family loved it and there were no leftovers!
    Jessica S. 3 years ago
    This recipie was amazing. I cut the 3lb pork shoulder in half 4 hours in, and was ready to eat in 6 hours. cooked it in high setting. It was like having carnitas without the guilt. modifications: added 1/4 cup of beef stock and added half the amount of cayane pepper.
    Sophie Kwat 3 years ago
    Delicious! My picky husband love it. Gonna buy some ingredients for taco and we are gonna have a taco night😉 yum yum
    Melissa Varis 3 years ago
    I sent this recipe to my husband, who boils water if you know what I mean... I walked him through it when I was on the road. Ok, he couldn't find the ground cloves, so he used whole, which we removed during pulling, and he dropped it in the crock pot- no searing... this was excellent, and our boys loved it too. Three in white beans and rolled it in a tortilla... Pork, it's what's for dinner.
    kaz 3 years ago
    sooo good! I've always struggled having a good tasting slow cooked pork, that was tender as well. this one ticks all the boxes! the spice mix smells amazing before it even gets cooked! will def be making again
    This turned out amazing! I followed recipe exactly and served it on corn tortillas with some cabbage and sour cream, we will definitely make this again !
    Hannah Jackson 4 years ago
    There are a million recipes for the perfect pulled pork or chicken filling for tacos but this one is the best. It has the right flavor and simplicity. I only added avocados, homemade pico de gallo, cucumbers, and radishes with a sprinkle of lime juice on top and this was so flavorful.. A great addition to my slow cooker recipes.