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Pulled Pork

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    This pulled pork recipe is great for feeding a crowd and cooking it in a slow cooker couldn’t be easier.

    Pulled Pork


    Ingredients
    • 1.5kg/3lb 5oz pork shoulder
    • 2 tbsp chipotle sauce
    • For the fresh tomato salsa
    • 6 tomatoes, chopped
    • ½ red onion
    • 1 tbsp lime juice (about ½ lime)
    • small handful chopped fresh coriander
    • ½ garlic clove, finely chopped
    • 1 tsp olive oil
    For the guacamole
    • 2 avocados, peeled, chopped
    • ½ garlic clove, finely chopped
    • 1 tbsp lime juice (about ½ lime), plus more to taste
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper
    • 12-16 flour tortillas, to serve
    How to make pulled pork
    1. Season the pork shoulder with salt. 
    2. Place the pork shoulder into a slow cooker and cook on low for 8-10 hours.
    3. Meanwhile, for the fresh tomato salsa, mix all of the ingredients together in a bowl and season, to taste, with salt, freshly ground black pepper and more lime juice.
    For the guacamole
    1. Mash the avocado pieces and garlic together until smooth
    2. Stir in the lime juice and season, to taste, with salt, freshly ground black pepper and more lime juice.
    To serve
    1. Remove the skin and fat from the pork shoulder and shred the meat with two forks. 
    2. Place the meat into a bowl. Mix the chipotle sauce with two tablespoons of the cooking liquid and pour the mixture over the pork. 
    3. Mix until the pork is coated in the sauce.
    4. Arrange the pork on a serving plate and spoon the salsa and guacamole into separate bowls. 
    5. Warm the tortillas according to packet instructions and serve alongside.



    Recipe from BBC Food Recipes.
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