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Slow Cooker Shredded Chipotle Pork

Course Slow Cooker
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 6 -8 people
Author LeighAnne Wilkes

Ingredients

  • 3 lbs. boneless pork roast
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 4 oz. cans mild diced green chiles
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 1/4 C chipotle sauce or blend up canned chipotle peppers to equal 1/4 C
  • 1/2 C water
  • 1 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 C cilantro chopped
  • More cilantro for garnish

Instructions

  • Place pork in slow cooker and season with salt.
  • Add in chile peppers, lime juice, garlic and onion on top of pork.
  • Mix together chipotle sauce and 1/2 C water, pour over pork.
  • Cook on low for 6-7 hours until pork is tender and easy to shred with a fork.
  • Remove pork and shred with a fork, place back into slow cooker.
  • Add 1 1/2 tsp cumin and 1/2 C chopped cilantro.
  • Stir and allow to simmer for about 30 minutes giving the pork time to absorb some of the juices.
  • Serve as a burrito, taco, enchilada etc.