Everyday Shredded Pork Filling

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Total Time
11hrs 30mins
Prep
30 mins
Cook
11 hrs

In ‘ Slow Cooker Revolution’ by ATK

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Microwave onions, chili powder, oil, garlic, chipotles, coriander, and cumin in bowl, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened, about 5 minutes; transfer to slow cooker.
  2. Stir tomato sauce and sugar into slow cooker.
  3. Season pork with salt and pepper, and add to slow cooker, and coat evenly with sauce mixture.
  4. Cover and cook until pork is tender, 9-11 hours on LOW or 5-7 hours on HIGH.
  5. Transfer pork to large bowl, let cool slightly, then shred into bite-size pieces, discarding excess fat; cover to keep warm.
  6. Let braising liquid settle for 5 minutes, then remove fat from surface using large spoon.
  7. Toss shredded pork with 1 cup braising liquid as needed to keep meat moist and flavorful.
  8. Stir in lime juice and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  9. Use as filling for tacos, burritos, quesadillas, etc.