Slow Cooker Pernil Pork

Slow Cooker Pernil Pork

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"Puerto Rican style pork roast, but done in the slow cooker. It's so tender and flavorful. Best of all, it's so easy to make!"

Ingredients

6 h 20 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 368 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 368 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 21 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 5.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 37.6 g
  • 75%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 108 mg
  • 36%
  • Sodium:
  • 844 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the garlic, onion, oregano, cumin, chile pepper, salt, and pepper into a blender. Pour in the olive oil and vinegar. Puree until smooth. Spread this mixture all over the pork loin, and place into a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on Low until the pork is fork tender, 6 to 8 hours. When ready, cut the pork into chunks, or shred; garnish with lime wedges to serve.

Footnotes

  • Easy Cleanup
  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.
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Great recipe. However, no true Boricua would cook a pernil without the bone and skin left intact to make chicharrone. As a personal preference- I don't cover any of my meats. I simply slow cook ...

Loved the recipe! My husband asked for me to save this one "it's a keeper"! I substituted dried oregano for fresh and used only 1/2 as much; used regular chili powder instead of ancho chile p...

ZERO STARS!!! BIG, BIG disappointment! Just made this last week, I ended the cooking in the oven because the meat was still raw at the end of 4 hrs cooking. After cooking in the oven for t...