Slow Cooker Cuban Mojo Pork
Slow Cooker Cuban Mojo Pork marinates in the fantastic flavors of citrus, garlic, oregano, and cumin all while cooking to a delicious tenderness. This an easy and flavorful meal that is perfect for any day of the week!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Servings: 8 people
- 4 lb boston butt or pork shoulder
- 2 tbls vegetable or canola oil
- 2 tsp kosher salt
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 1/2 to 2 tsp cumin
- 2 tsp oregano
- 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
- 2 bay leaves
- 1 to 2 tbsp cornstarch to thicken sauce after cooking, if desired
In a large skillet or in slow cooker if it has the saute feature, add the oil over medium high heat.
Salt and pepper all sides of the pork and sear on all sides.
In the slow coooker add orange juice, lime juice, garlic, cumin, oregano, red pepper flakes and bay leaves and mix.
Add the pork to the slow cooker and spoon marinade over all the sides of the pork roast.
Cook on low for 8 hours or 6 hours on high.
For a thicker sauce remove some of the drippings and add in cornstarch and mix well with a fork or whisk.