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Hawaiian Pork Roast Recipe

Hawaiian Pork Roast Recipe

Preparing a pork roast with bananas, liquid smoke and soy sauce produces a wonderfully tender meat with flavor that recalls the specialty I so enjoyed at Hawaiian luaus. —Mary Gaylord, Balsam Lake, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Bake: 4-1/2 hours YIELD:8-10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 boneless pork shoulder butt roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 4 teaspoons liquid smoke
  • 4 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 unpeeled ripe bananas
  • 1/2 cup water

Directions

  • 1. Place the roast on a 22-in. x 18-in. piece of heavy-duty foil; sprinkle with liquid smoke and soy sauce. Wash bananas and place at the base of each side of roast. Pull sides of foil up round meat; add water. Seal foil tightly; wrap again with another large piece of foil. Place in a shallow baking pan; refrigerate overnight, turning several times. Place foil-wrapped meat in a roasting pan. Bake at 400° for 1 hour. Reduce heat to 325°; continue baking for 3-1/2 hours. Drain; discard bananas and liquid. Shred meat with a fork. Yield: 8-10 servings.

Wine Pairings

Medium-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a medium-bodied white wine such as Riesling or Gewürtztraminer