Bust out your slow cooker for the most tender, juicy, and flavorful pork you'll have all season!
Our Spicy Pork – Slow Cooker Style will melt in your mouth. This recipe is perfect for those looking for a high-fat, keto meal that will give you the energy and nutrients you’ll need to make it through the week. Try it tonight!
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2 Pounds boneless pork shoulder, trimmed of any excess fat
1/2 Tbsp Olive oil
1/2 Tbsp Dried Oregano
1/2 Tbsp Ground cumin
1 1/2 Tbsp Paprika, divided
1 Tbsp Sea salt
1/2 Tsp Freshly-ground black pepper
1/2 Green onion, chopped
3 Garlic clove, sliced in half
1/2 Jalapeno, deseeded and ribs removed, chopped
1/2 Can Crushed tomatoes
2 Lime juice
After rinsing off the pork shoulder and drying it with a paper towel, place it in your slow cooker with the oil, cumin, paprika, salt, and pepper. Make sure to rub seasoning all over pork.
Add onion, garlic, and jalapeno then squeeze lime juice all over the pork shoulder then add in tomatoes and mix to combine ingredients.
Cover the slow cooker and cook for 8-10 hours on low or 4-5 hours on high.
Once you can pull the pork apart with a fork, remove from slow cooker and let it cool. Once slightly cooled, pull apart pork with 2 forks.
Shred pork then place on a baking tray and coat with sauce from slow cooker. Sprinkle the remaining paprika over the mixture then grill or broil on medium-high until the pork gets golden and crispy. Alternatively you can fry mixture in a pan until it gets crispy.
Did you know?
Pork shoulder is not only an incredibly tasty cut of meat, but it is also an excellent source of vitamins, minerals, and animal protein. Your body needs vitamins B, riboflavin, niacin, and B6 to metabolize macronutrients like fat and carbohydrates for energy – pork shoulder contains a high level of these vitamins and minerals! So, next time you sink your teeth into a juicy, tender piece of pork shoulder, know that your fueling your body with the nutrients it needs to stay healthy!
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