Slow Cooker Cuban Mojo Pork Recipe

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Monica Newman Modified: March 21, 2022
Slow Cooker Cuban Mojo Pork Recipe

How To Make Slow Cooker Cuban Mojo Pork

Slow-cooked in a special blend of citrus, herbs, and spices, this slow cooker Cuban mojo pork is a delicious meal you can enjoy in many ways.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 8 hours
Total: 8 hours 5 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2tbspcanola oil
  • 2tspkosher salt
  • ¼tspblack pepper
  • 4lbpork shoulder
  • ¼cuporange juice
  • ¼cuplime juice
  • 2tspcumin
  • 2tspdried oregano
  • ¼tspred pepper flakescrushed
  • 4clovesgarlicminced
  • 2bay leaves
  • 1tbspcornstarchoptional
  • 1tbspwateroptional

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, add the canola oil on medium high heat.

  2. Season the pork with kosher salt and black pepper and brown the pork on all sides.

  3. To the slow cooker, add the orange juice, lime juice, cumin, oregano, red pepper flakes, garlic, and bay leaves and mix it together.

  4. Add the pork to the slow cooker and roll it in the mixture until it is coated well.

  5. Cook on Low for 8 hours or on High for 6.

  6. When the pork is done, you can serve as is with the juice on top.

  7. If you want a thicker sauce, skim the fat off the top 30 minutes before it is done, add a cornstarch slurry (cornstarch mixed with water) to the slow cooker and cook on High for 30 minutes.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 581.01kcal
  • Fat: 44.47g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.43g
  • Trans Fat: 0.01g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 20.46g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.37g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.44g
  • Fiber: 0.32g
  • Sugar: 0.83g
  • Protein: 39.29g
  • Cholesterol: 161.03mg
  • Sodium: 583.69mg
  • Calcium: 49.53mg
  • Potassium: 730.39mg
  • Iron: 2.95mg
  • Vitamin A: 6.82µg
  • Vitamin C: 8.32mg
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