Slow Cooker Roast Pork


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About this recipe: This dish is based on a Puerto Rican roast pork recipe, but made in a slow cooker. It's easy to make and the result is delicious. The pork is tender and full of flavour.

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Serves: 6 

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground ancho chilli
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 (1.35kg) boneless pork loin roast
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

Prep:20min  ›  Cook:6hr  ›  Ready in:6hr20min 

  1. Place the garlic, onion, oregano, cumin, chilli, salt and pepper into a liqudiser. Pour in the olive oil and vinegar. Puree until smooth. Spread this mixture all over the pork loin and place into a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on Low until the pork is fork tender, 6 to 8 hours. When ready, cut the pork into chunks or shred; garnish with lime wedges to serve.


Ground ancho chilli can be purchased online. If unavailable, use chilli powder to taste.

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Reviews (5)


So yummy and tender! We had it with spicy couscous and corn. I didn't have oregano, so used Italian seasoning, but it tasted terrific. Will definitely make it again. - 11 Nov 2013


I have made this twice, this is the nices way to enjoy pork and so very simple. I made it last weekend for my family and would definitely make this again. - 07 Mar 2014


Best pork we have ever eaten. Absolutely awesome - 10 Sep 2012

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