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Shredded Pork
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Tender shredded pork with plenty of herbs and spices perfect for tacos or in a sandwich.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 90 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 24 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 186.1
Total Carbs 2.3 g
Dietary Fiber 0.1 g
Sugars 0.9 g
Total Fat 11.3 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.1 g
Potassium 295.9 mg
Protein 16.7 g
Sodium 418.0 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 2 1/2 Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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3 lb  Pork, shoulder, whole, lean, raw
1 each  medium onions
9 each  medium garlic cloves
15 pinch  fresh cilantro
1 oz  fresh mint
3 each  bay leaves
1 tsp  salt
1 1/2 lb  chorizo sausage
1 1/2 cup  Salsa, chipotle, medium
1 1/2 tbsp  cider vinegar
0 3/4 tsp  ground oregano
  1. Add pork, onion, garlic, cilantro, mint, bay leaves, 1 teaspoon salt, and 6 cups of water to a pot. Place lid on pot and let boil over high heat.
  2. Lower heat and simmer 1 to 1 1/4 hours of until tender.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, take pork out pot, leaving behind other solids. Save broth for another use.
  4. Let pork cool then tear into strips.
  5. Heat a frying pan over medium heat. Squeeze out inners of sausage from casing and brown in pan 6 to 10 minutes. (If using ground pork, crumble pork into pan and add chili powder.) If there is more than 1 tablespoon fat, drain excess.
  6. Mix in pork, salsa, vinegar, and oregano.
  7. Cook, stirring frequently, over low heat 4 to 6 minutes or until mixture is thick.

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