Everyday Shredded Pork Filling

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READY IN: 11hrs 30mins
YIELD: 4 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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