Oxmoor House
Yield
10 servings (serving size: 3 ounces pork, 2 tortillas, 1 tablespoon onion, 1 tablespoon salsa, 1 tablespoon cilantro, and 1 lime wedge)

Soft tortillas wrap savory pork, fresh tomatoes, garlic cloves, and citrus juices blending to make the perfect slow-cooker delicacy. Serve with black beans and rice, if desired.

How to Make It

Step 1

Make 1/2-inch-deep slits on outside of roast; stuff with garlic. Combine cumin and next 3 ingredients (through black pepper) in a small bowl. Place roast in a 3 1/2-quart electric slow cooker. Sprinkle pork on all sides with spice mixture.

Step 2

Combine juices and chipotle chiles. Pour juice mixture over pork. Cover and cook on LOW for 8 hours or until pork is tender.

Step 3

Remove pork from slow cooker; shred with 2 forks. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Combine shredded pork and 1/2 cup cooking liquid; toss well.

Step 4

Spoon 1 1/2 ounces pork mixture onto each tortilla; top each with 1 1/2 teaspoons onion, 1 1/2 teaspoons salsa, and 1 1/2 teaspoons cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

rvbt60's Review

LanieNC
August 14, 2014
I used 4 lbs of pork tenderloin - turned out great (yes it does shred perfectly)! Also added a can of Ro-Tel, 1/2 can of Bud LIght Lime, 1 diced onion and 1/2 can of chicken broth (add more as needed). Served with shredded cabbage in addition to the toppings above.

Chellie4495
June 07, 2015
It was probably spicy because the recipe calls for 2 chiles from one can of Chipotle chiles not 2 cans.  I made that mistake years ago and it was way too spicy.  :)

GoBucks's Review

michkair
January 14, 2014
N/A

Chellie4495's Review

pbbarn
December 15, 2013
Very spicy! Excellent flavor, but next time I'll use only one can of chiles. Once the pork was removed from the slow cooker, I added more OJ and lime juice, plus a little white vinegar to cut the heat.

Lynnijo's Review

IHeartSushi
July 30, 2013
I would give this 5 stars for ease of preparation. However, despite putting in extra cumin and oregano, it came out rather bland. I did end up with 3 pounds of tender pulled pork and I'll doctor it up with BBQ sauce. Update. I pulled some out of the freezer a month later. Defrosted meat, put it in a flour tortilla with some cheddar cheese and micro-waved it. It was some good!

LanieNC's Review

Meghan
July 26, 2013
Tried these today but was a bit confused. The description (top of recipe) talked about using fresh tomatoes but they were not called for in the recipe. Which is wrong; the recipe or description? Loved them either way and will definitely make again. Rave reveiws from my husband!

JennATL's Review

GoBucks
July 07, 2013
N/A

michkair's Review

rvbt60
January 13, 2013
Absolutely delicious! I added one sliced onion to the slow cooker (1/2 on bottom, 1/2 on top) and it turned out so good. Definitely a keeper.

IHeartSushi's Review

JennATL
December 03, 2012
I used a 4 pound tenderloin roast because I was looking for something a little healthier. I followed the recipe exactly other than that. It was dry when shredding but came to life after adding the cooking liquid (excess fat skimmed). Definitely a keeper.

pbbarn's Review

Lynnijo
November 30, 2012
Absolutely delicious, easy meal. Highly recommended!!!