Green Chili Shredded Pork
Total TimePrep: 10 min. Cook: 6 hours
- 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 Facts2 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.
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.
Feb 16, 2016
This had great flavor and was very tender. I'm going to try it with boneless chicken breast.
Jul 22, 2015
My family are huge fans of green chili. This simple pork dish gives you amazing flavor.
Mar 6, 2015
This recipe was easy and the taste was fabulous. Best way to cook pork.