Slow Cooker Cuban Pork

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Rated 5.0 based on 3 customer reviews
Slow Cooker Cuban Pork
Slow Cooker Cuban Pork


  • 1/2 cup sour orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano
  • 8 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (3 to 4 pound) boneless pork shoulder, cut into 2-inch chunks


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  1. Stir orange juice, lime juice, olive oil, oregano, garlic, cumin, pepper, and salt together in a bowl; pour into a large resealable plastic bag. Add pork shoulder to bag and seal, removing as much air from bag as possible. Massage bag to assure pork is covered in marinade; refrigerate at least 1 hour to overnight.
  2. Remove pork from bag and place into a slow cooker. Pour marinade from bag over the pork.
  3. Cook on Low for 8 hours.
  4. Remove pork to a cutting board. Break pork into smaller pieces with a fork.
  5. Skim fat from liquid in the cooker; discard fat. Serve liquid with the pork.
Mealthy tip:

Serve this with rice and beans, in tortillas, or in a Cuban pressed sandwich.

For more Cuban-inspired recipes, you might enjoy:

Pressure Cooker Cuban Ropa Vieja

Cuban Lemon Garlic Chicken

Pressure Cooker Cuban Pork


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Katie Hason says:

Really delicious, tender, slow cooker pork. I've made this a few times and served it with nachos, tacos, and I think pulled pork fries too. The cumin gives it excellent, authentic taste. Definitely one of my regular recipes on rotation!

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Jessica Scott says:

This slow cooker Cuban pork was very good! I had mine with black beans and brown rice. It also makes a lot, so perfect if you have some friends over. They will be super impressed with your skills!

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Karen Mayhall says:

Loved it!! Perfect!!