Mexican Pulled Pork

July 12, 2022

This a recipe we came up with to make a delicious alternative to traditional pork carnitas - it is a huge family favorite!


Ingredients

4-5 pound C&F Farms pork butt

7oz can chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

4oz can chopped green chiles

14oz can red (I used mild) enchilada sauce

 

Rub Ingredients

1-2oz Stone Spice Co Adobodacious Spice Blend

4 Tbs. Taco seasoning (I like to make my own but use whatever version you prefer!)

2 Tsp. cayenne pepper

2 Tsp. garlic powder

1 Tsp. cinnamon

 

Instructions

Mix all the rub ingredients together in a bowl.

Rub mix all over pork butt – be sure to work it into all of the spaces of the meat!

Cover and store in fridge for at least a few hours before cooking. I like to do it overnight if I think about it in time!

Pull pork butt out of bowl and place in a large crockpot on low. (I poured the remaining rub mix in with it as well)

In a blender or food processor mix the peppers, chiles, and enchilada sauce – be sure to get all of the adobo sauce – and blend until smooth.

Pour the sauce over the pork but and cover the crockpot, let cook for 6-8 hours on low.

Once the butt is complete pull it out to a cutting board. Now I scraped the top of the butt off as it still had a bunch of the sauce left on top that had formed a sort of paste – save this!! You’ll need it!

Once you’ve saved that paste, shred the pork and sit aside.

I cleaned all of the greasy liquid out of the crockpot. But tried to save as much of the liquid as I could.

Take the paste you saved earlier and mix it into the liquid remaining in the crockpot. Add a little water if you didn’t save much liquid.

Add the shredded pork back to the crockpot, stir to combine, and you’re ready to serve!! 

Jared Frye

Seared Steaks in Red Wine & Mushroom Reduction

May 24th, 2022 Read more...

What does it take to get GOOD grass-finished beef?

May 12th, 2022 Read more...

Chickens, chickens and more chickens!

Mar 16th, 2022 Read more...