Game Day Margarita Pulled Pork (Crock Pot)

Total Time
56hrs
Prep
48 hrs
Cook
8 hrs

mmmmm....easy to make and easy to take! I like to serve this with Hawaiian Dinner Rolls or tortilla bread cut into quarters for easy appetizer-sized servings. Just right for grazing between plays. You can substitute the mild tomatillo salsa for a kickier habenero lime salsa if you like the heat! Naturally, you'll want to serve with margaritas :-)

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Trim any visible fat from the pork shoulder.
  2. Rub the seasoning into the meat and let rest for 20 minutes.
  3. Marinate the pork overnight in the apple cider.
  4. In the morning, put the pork shoulder in a crock pot and pour in the remaining ingredients. Use enough aple cider to cover the meat, if necessary, otherwise discard the cider.
  5. Cook on low heat for 6-8 hours.
  6. Remove the shoulder from the crock pot and allow to cool for 20 minutes.
  7. Reserve some of the cooking liquid, but avoid the fat on top.
  8. Pull the pork apart using forks.
  9. Rehydrate with some of the liquid if needed and serve.