Fire Cracker Pork with Fruity Lime Salsa

Total Time
9hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 9 hrs

Really good and really easy to make. The pork is very melt in your mouth and the chipolte chilies give it a really nice zip.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. *Combine all ingredients in a bowl; stir well.
  2. Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours.
  3. Yield: 3 ½ cups.
  4. *Trim fat from roast; cut roast in half crosswise.
  5. Combine paprika and next 4 ingredients; stir well.
  6. Rub spice mixture over surface of roast halves; place roast halves in a 6-quart electric slow cooker.
  7. Combine water, chipolte chiles, and onion in a food processor or blender; process until smooth.
  8. Pour chili puree over pork.
  9. Cover with lid; cook on high-heat setting 1 hour.
  10. Reduce to low heat-setting, and cook 9 hours or until pork is very tender.
  11. *Remove pork from slow cooker; let stand 10 minutes.
  12. Shred pork with 2 forks; set aside.
  13. *Pour cooking liquid into a bowl; let stand 5 minutes.
  14. Skim fat from surface of liquid.
  15. Return cooking liquid and shredded pork to slow cooker; stir well.
  16. Cover with lid, and cook on high-heat setting 15 minutes or until warm.
  17. Serve pork in flour tortillas with Fruity Lime Salsa.
  18. Garnish with fresh cilantro leaves, if desired.
  19. Yield: 16 servings (serving size: 1 tortilla ½ cup pork mixture, and about 3 ½ Tablespoons salsa).