Firecracker Pork- Crock Pot

Total Time
10hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 hrs

easy to throw together and great to come home to.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. for the salsa:.
  2. combine all ingredients, cover and refrigerate 2-24 hours.
  3. for the pork:.
  4. combine the first 5 ingredients and rub over pork.
  5. place is a 6 quart crock pot.
  6. combine water, chiles and onion in a food processor, pour over pork.
  7. cook on high for 1 hour.
  8. switch to low heat and cook for 9 hours until pork is tender.
  9. remove pork and let it cool for 10 minutes.
  10. shred meat with 2 forks, set aside.
  11. skim fat from cooking liquid.
  12. return pork and cook on high for 15 minutes until warmed through.
  13. serve on tortillas with fruit salsa.


Most Helpful

This was a hit. I modified it slightly. We used pork loin and used a prepared pork rub. Also, I could not find a can of chipotle chile so I used a chipotle BBQ sauce and it was still very good. The fruit salsa was perfect. And eating it in a tortilla is the best!

JennK May 09, 2008

WooooHooooo!! This is just as stated firecracker. The sauce is very spicey and my husband loved it! I followed the ingredients althought instead of just water i diluted some chicken boullion in it, otherwise everything else was as stated. i did not process anything just tossed into my crock along with some pork shoulder strips to cook all day. I did prepare this differently. I took the meat out after cooking in the sauce all day and shredded it but did not add it back to the sauce. I then sauted onions with oregano in a frying pan and added the shredded meat to let flavors mingle. Put the shredded meat into a flour tortilla with some shredded cheese and wrapped envelope style. Placed them in a prepared pyrex dish seam down and baked them like chimichangas, i got 12 with some meat left over. Thickened the sauce with flour and served it to use as a dip or to pour over the top of the chimichangas. Very very good will be making this again in the future. Sorry i did not have the ingredients to make the fruit salsa but i'm sure that it would be wonderful to go with this.

:)Shirl(: June 10, 2006

Very good crockpot meal that is a bit different. I was nervous about the amount of chiles, so I only used about 1/2 can of the chilies and added some water to make up for the difference. The result delicious pork with only a bit of heat (next time I will use closer to the full amount). Instead of having this in tortillas we had this over rice -- delicious -- and great for a weekday supper. With the leftovers we will be making a taco salad using the salsa recipe indicated. Thanks Chia for sharing!

ellie_ September 11, 2004

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