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Green Chili Shredded Pork

Slow cooker pork with green chilies always makes my hungry family happy. Getting creative with the leftovers is part of the fun. —Mary Shivers, Ada, Oklahoma
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (3 to 4 pounds)
  • 1-1/2 cups apple cider or juice
  • 1 can (4 ounces) chopped green chilies, drained
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 16 flour tortillas (8 inches)
  • Optional toppings: chopped peeled mango, shredded lettuce, chopped fresh cilantro and lime wedges


  • Place pork in a 5- or 6-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, mix cider, green chilies, garlic, salt, pepper sauce, chili powder, pepper, cumin and oregano; pour over pork. Cook, covered, on low 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.
  • Remove roast; cool slightly. Shred pork with two forks. Return to slow cooker; heat through. Using tongs, serve pork in tortillas with toppings as desired.
    Freeze option: Place shredded pork in freezer containers; top with cooking juices. Cool and freeze. To use, partially thaw in refrigerator overnight. Heat through in a saucepan, stirring occasionally.
Nutrition Facts
2 filled tortillas (calculated without optional toppings): 559 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 85mg cholesterol, 1032mg sodium, 62g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 4g fiber), 42g protein.

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  • Amber
    May 6, 2019

    Carnitas are by far my favorite and I have yet to find a restuarant that makes it flavorful and unfortunately this recipe is also a failure. I have tried lots of recipes that are way better.

  • Heidi_K1971
    Nov 27, 2017

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  • Queenlalisa
    Feb 16, 2016

    This had great flavor and was very tender. I'm going to try it with boneless chicken breast.

  • randcbruns
    Jul 22, 2015

    My family are huge fans of green chili. This simple pork dish gives you amazing flavor.

  • annlago
    Mar 6, 2015

    This recipe was easy and the taste was fabulous. Best way to cook pork.