Cuban-Style Mojo Pork

An alternative to traditional BBQ pulled pork, this Cuban-American inspired dish is outstanding especially in warm weather due to the flavor and aroma of fresh cilantro, fried garlic, lime/orange juice, & cumin. This recipe never disappoints.

8 lb pork butt

Marinade Ingredients: 4 tsp Olive Oil, 1 bulb Garlic, 2 cups lime juice, 1 cup orange juice, 3 tsp cumin, 3 tsp oregano, 4 tsp salt, 1.5 tsp black pepper

Mix in food processor. Add to large bag with pork butt. Marinade for up to 24 hours.

Cook pork butt @225-250 F for 12-14 hours till 195+ int temp.

Mojo Ingredients: 2 bunches cilantro, 2 cups olive oil, 2 cups lime juice, 1 cup orange juice, 2 bulbs garlic (peeled and cross-sliced thin), 4 tsp salt, 4 tsp cumin, 2 tsp black pepper, 2 tsp oregano

Cook garlic in hot oil for 2-3 minutes. Add remaining ingredients except cilantro. Heat to boil. Cool. Add chopped cilantro. Pour over pulled pork.

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