Slow Cooker Cuban Pork


  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 1 (3-4 lb.) pork shoulder or butt
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. dried cilantro
  • 3 tsp. garlic, minced
  • Tortillas, for serving
  • Black beans, for serving (optional)
  • Shredded romaine, for serving (optional)
  • Pico de gallo or salsa, for serving (optional)
  • Light sour cream, for serving (optional)
  • Shredded cheese, for serving (optional)

Place the onions on the bottom of the slow cooker. Top with the pork, fat side up. Season with salt and pepper.

In a separate bowl, mix the orange juice, lime juice, cumin, cilantro, garlic. Pour over the top of the pork.

Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours. Remove from slow cooker and shred using two forks. Discard all fat. Return to slow cooker with one cup of the remaining liquid. Cook for an additional 30 minutes. Serve on tortillas or over rice with black beans, romaine, light sour cream, cheese and pico de gallo.
by The Savvy Kitchen