Slow Cooker Shredded Mojo Pork
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 5 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
Kick up the flavor with this simple, citrus-based mojo sauce and marinade. The pork roast will cook the day away and absorb the powerful citrus, garlic and onion flavors. Once cooked, it’s quick and easy to shred the meat, strain off the liquid and get this onto your dinner plate.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) pork roast
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - cup(s) orange juice
  • 1/4 - cup(s) lime juice
  • 4 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 - tsp ground cumin
  • Garnish: - sliced oranges**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - black beans**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Slice the onion into half-moons.
  2. Place the pork roast into the base of the slow cooker and season with salt and pepper. Sprinkle the onion slices on top. Pour the orange juice, lime juice and minced garlic on and around the pork and season with the ground cumin.
  3. Set the slow cooker on low and cook for 8 hours. Once finished cooking, shred the pork with 2 forks and mix into the sauce. Strain meat from liquid, before adding the plates.
  4. Cook the rice, as directed.
  5. Warm the black beans.
  6. Peel and slice the orange for garnish.
  7. Serve Slow Cooker Shredded Mojo Pork topped with orange slices with rice and black beans.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Slice 2 small white onions into half-moons.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 lb. pork roast
  • Half of the onion slices
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 4 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours. Shred the meat into the sauce, and then strain before serving.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when served with gluten-free sides.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Shredded Mojo Pork

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. Once cooked, shred the pork with 2 forks and strain off liquid before serving.
Serve with rice and black beans.

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