This recipe is super simple and amazingly delicious.  It’s the closest thing to the lechon asado I had for new years in Miami growing up.

Start with a good bone-in pork shoulder or butt with a nice layer of fat and stuff with with garlic.

Slow-cooked Cuban Pulled Pork - 1

Sprinkle with salt and pepper on all sides and let sit for half an hour.

Slow-cooked Cuban Pulled Pork - 2

Set the pork in a bowl and marinate in Goya Mojo overnight.  I used a bowl and flipped it about half the way through.  If it fits in a ziplock bag, marinate it that way.

Slow-cooked Cuban Pulled Pork - 3

About 8 hours before dinner, sear the roast on high heat in coconut oil (or some other high-heat oil) until golden brown on all sides to lock in the flavor.

Slow-cooked Cuban Pulled Pork - 5

Add the sliced onions and roast to a slow cooker/crock pot and fill about half-way with Goya Mojo.

Slow-cooked Cuban Pulled Pork - 7

Slow-cooked Cuban Pulled Pork - 6

Set the slow cooker to 8 hours, and enjoy the delectable smells…  Half-way through, flip the roast to allow the juices to

After 8 hours has passed, take the bone and large pieces of fat from the roast and shred it with a fork.  Add the meat back to the juice and onions from the crock pot.

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Enjoy!

Super Simple Cuban Pulled Pork - Slow Cooker
 
Ingredients
  • 3-5 lb Bone-in Pork Shoulder or Butt
  • 4-6 c Goya Mojo
  • 1 head of Garlic
  • 3 Tbsp Coconut Oil
  • 1 Large Onion, sliced
  • Salt & Pepper
Instructions
  1. Start with a good bone-in pork shoulder or butt with a nice layer of fat and stuff with with garlic.
  2. Sprinkle with salt and pepper on all sides and let sit for half an hour.
  3. Set the pork in a bowl and marinate in Goya Mojo overnight. I used a bowl and flipped it about half the way through. If it fits in a ziplock bag, marinate it that way.
  4. About 8 hours before dinner, sear the roast on high heat in coconut oil (or some other high-heat oil) until golden brown on all sides to lock in the flavor.
  5. Add the sliced onions and roast to a slow cooker/crock pot and fill about half-way with Goya Mojo.
  6. Set the slow cooker to 8 hours, and enjoy the delectable smells... Half-way through, flip the roast to allow the juices to
  7. After 8 hours has passed, take the bone and large pieces of fat from the roast and shred it with a fork. Add the meat back to the juice and onions from the crock pot.
  8. Enjoy!