Kalua Pork

Yield: 8 servings
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  • 2 to 4 pound(s) pork roast
  • soy sauce
  • 2 cup(s) water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon(s) rock salt
  • 1 tablespoon(s) liquid smoke
  • Chili pepper "water"*


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. 1. Score pork all around, about 1/4" deep cuts. Rub meat all over with soy sauce.
  3. 2. Wrap meat in heavy foil; place into a roasting pan containing 1-inch of water. Cover over all with foil.
  4. 3. Place into oven, checking meat for tenderness after 3.5 hours. Bake 1/2 hour more if it is not yet tender (it should shred easily). Shred meat and set aside.
  5. 4. Boil 2 cups of water, add the rock salt and liquid smoke; cook until dissolved.
  6. 5. Combine mixture thoroughly with shredded pork. Season with chili pepper "water" to serve.
  7. *fresh, frozen Hawaiian chilis soaking in water.
  8. Serve with side dishes of short grain rice, macaroni salad, lomi salmon and onions seasoned with Hawaiian salt.
September 2011

This recipe is a personal recipe added by JenGor and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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