Total Time
8hrs 8mins
Prep 8 mins
Cook 8 hrs

From "The Pioneer Woman Cooks".

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F.
  2. Rinse pork roast.
  3. In food processor, combine onion, chili powder, brown sugar, garlic, oregano, cumin, salt, pepper, olive oil, and vinegar; pulse until totally combined.
  4. Pour mixture over pork and rub into every part of the meat -- most important part!
  5. Place pork into roasting pan or Dutch oven and add 2 cups water.
  6. Cover tightly and roast 6-7 hrs, turning 1 time every hours.
  7. Check to make sure it's fork tender, increase heat to 425 F and roast uncovered for 20 min, or until skin starts to get crispy.
  8. Remove from oven and allow roast to rest 15 minute.
  9. Shred meat, using 2 forks to pull it apart.
  10. Place meat on large platter and pour pan juices over shredded meat (ensures tender deliciousness!).
  11. Serve with tortillas and lime wedges.