Mexican Slow Roast Pork

Mexican Slow Roast Pork

Mexican slow roast pork recipes

Mexican slow roast pork recipes

Mexican Slow Roast Pork

Recipe Type: Entree

Cuisine: Mexican

Author: Caroline Artiss

Prep time: 15 mins

Cook time: 5 hours 30 mins

Total time: 5 hours 45 mins

Serves: 6-8

Ingredients

  • Meat:
  • 2- 4 lb pork shoulder (pork butt)

 

  • Marinade:
  • Jalapenos in adobo sauce x 4
  • 1 x serrano chilli
  • 1 x red chilli
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 large shallots
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp salt and pinch pepper
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil to cook with

Instructions

  1. Oven temp preheat – 220f / gas 2/ 140c
  2. Blend all the marinade ingredients together with 1/4 cup of the water, blend until a smooth paste Heat 2 tbsp of sunflower oil in a pan and cook the marinade for about 7 – 10 minutes
  3. Add a little more of the water if it looks like it’s drying out
  4. Keep the heat low and stir to stop it sticking occasionally
  5. Add the remainder of the water once cooked and stir together
  6.  
  7. Place your pork in a large tray and pour the marinade over
  8. Cover with foil and place in the oven for approx 5 hours
  9. Take foil off and put back in the oven for a further ½ hour to get some color
  10.  
  11. Pork will be ready once it begins to fall apart when pulled with a fork
  12. Shred the meat up, pour any left over sauce over the pork and serve straight up
  13. This dish does very well served with rice and beans or inside a taco 

Notes

You could also make this dish in a slow cooker, exactly the same method, put pork in, pour over the cooked marinade and set to cook for 8 hours

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