Mojo pork




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You won’t believe how tender pork is when cooked according to this Cuban recipe. Serve it in warm wraps or tacos with Pineapple Coleslaw.



For the mojo pork

  • 2kg bone-in or boneless pork shoulder
  • ½ cup cooking oil
  • 8 cloves garlic – finely chopped
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lime
  • ½ cup lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1½ teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon chilli flakes
  • 2 stems fresh coriander, plus extra to garnish


For the mojo pork

  • Make incisions all over the pork to allow the flavours to permeate the meat.
  • Mix all the remaining ingredients in a slow cooker.
  • Add the pork and turn to coat.
  • Cover and cook on high for 5–6 hours or on low for 10–11 hours until tender.
  • To serve, transfer the pork to a serving platter and shred with a fork. Garnish with extra coriander.