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Slow Cooker Garlic Mojo Pork

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 hrs
Total Time5 hrs 15 mins
Servings: 4 people


Garlic Mojo Sauce

  • 2 oranges
  • 2 limes
  • 2 lemons
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/3 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Slow Cooker Pork

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ~4 pounds boneless pork shoulder
  • 1 cup chicken broth* OR sub water
  • 2 yellow onions


  • Finely chop 3-4 cloves garlic.
  • For mojo sauce whisk together: - 1⁄2c fresh orange juice (~2 oranges) - 1⁄4c fresh lime juice (~2 limes) - 1⁄4c fresh lemon juice (~2 lemons) - 3-4 cloves garlic, minced - 1⁄4c olive oil - 1/3tsp salt - 1/8tsp ground black pepper Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  • Heat 1T olive oil in a large pan over med-high.
  • Season pork shoulder with S&P, add to pan, and brown on all sides.
  • After searing pork, place in slow cooker w/ 1⁄2c chicken broth or water & cook ~5 hours on high or ~8 hours on low, until meat is tender.
  • Cool, then using your fingers or two forks, shred the pork into bite-sized pieces.
  • Slice 11⁄2 onions into 1⁄2” rounds.
  • Put 2T of Garlic Mojo Sauce in a large skillet. Warm over high heat.
  • Add 4 servings of the shredded pork to the pan and top with the sliced onion rounds.
  • Put lid on skillet and cook for a few minutes until the pork is warm and onions are crisp-tender.
  • Serve with additional Garlic Mojo Sauce on top.


Instant Pot Instructions:
  1. Place trivet in bottom of instant pot.
  2. Lay seared, seasoned pork + 1c chicken broth or water in instant pot.
  3. Cook on high pressure for ~90mins.
  4. Once cook time is complete, allow pot to sit for 10mins, then do a quick release. 
* Note: please read instant pot manufacturers guide and follow all instructions for high pressure cooking and quick release.