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Slow Cooked Puerto Rican Pulled Pork (Pernil)

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When you open the crockpot, the pork is floating in its own juices and falls apart when you put your fork in it. You can pull it apart with a spoon, it is so tender. The leftovers also make great sandwiches.

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds Pork Shoulder/Butt
  • 6 cloves Garlic, Pressed
  • ¼ teaspoons Ground Black Pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Oregano
  • 1-½ Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1-½ Tablespoon White Vinegar
  • 4 teaspoons Salt

Preparation

Combine garlic, pepper, oregano, olive oil, vinegar and salt. Rub pork with garlic mixture and refrigerate overnight.

When ready, drop into the crockpot on low for 8 hrs.

Done! Consume with vigor.

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Carol Esmiol on 10.26.2014

Love this recipe it is so easy and tastes wonderful.

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Gini on 8.25.2011

Oh my goodness! So happy to have found you here! I grew up in PR but now live in TX and Im didnt really learn to cook PR stuff. But I am going to try your recipes! Thank you for sharing!

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hissweetgypsyrose on 4.9.2011

Oh, wow! This looks great! I am going to make this tomorrow. I can’t wait!

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susanmcortes on 9.12.2010

i did this yesterday/today and it was THE BEST! my VERY PICKY Rican in laws were VERY impressed!!! definately a keeper!

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Cookie on 6.22.2010

this is out of this WORLD! Perfect as is.

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terrilw on 10.19.2017

This was incredible!!! Could not have been easier. This will be the only way I do pulled pork from now on. Made Cuban sandwiches with it.

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mayasmom on 3.7.2015

Delicious as so easy. Can’t wait to eat the leftovers in taco form today.

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ljcranek on 4.30.2014

Loved this recipe. It’s refreshing to have a non-sweet pulled pork recipe!

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Peyay717 on 8.6.2012

Amazing! I’ve made this a few times and it’s been delicious every single time. I just made it for a party where it fed over 30 people and I got so many compliments. This is my go to pulled pork recipe!

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Christine Wehner on 5.31.2012

So delicious!! The second time I made it, I added chopped onions and will do that from now on.

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