Kalua Pig

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READY IN: 4hrs 30mins
YIELD: 10 cups
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 500°F.
  • Lay 2 sheets of foil (each about 1 foot long) on a work surface with long sides overlapping by about 4 inches.
  • Cut 2 (12-inch) lengths from banana leaf and center 1 on foil.
  • Put pork on banana leaf and sprinkle with salt and liquid smoke.
  • Cover top of pork with other 12-inch length of banana leaf and 2 overlapping sheets of foil (each about 1 1/2 feet long).
  • Crimp edges of foil tightly to form a packet and put in a large roasting pan.
  • Add 1 inch of water and cover pan tightly with more foil.
  • Bake pork in middle of oven 4 hours.
  • Pour off liquid from pan and, when pork is just cool enough to handle, shred with 2 forks in a bowl.
  • Serve warm.
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