Slow cooker Puerto Rican style pork

Slow cooker Puerto Rican style pork


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About this recipe: Known to the locals as pernil pork, this spicy pork stew is so tender and flavourful. Best of all, it's so easy to make in a slow cooker.

Country Cook

Serves: 6 

  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 2 tablespoons freshly chopped oregano
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground ancho chilli pepper
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1.3kg boneless pork loin roast
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

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

  1. Place the garlic, onion, oregano, cumin, chilli pepper, salt and pepper into a blender. 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 tender, about 6 to 8 hours. When ready, cut the pork into chunks, or shred; garnish with lime wedges to serve.

Ancho chilli pepper:

You can find ground Ancho style chilli pepper in larger supermarkets or specialist delicatessans.

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