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Cuban Mojo Pork Roast marinated in spices and citrus flavors.
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5 from 13 votes

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
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: Cuban
Servings: 12
Calories: 476kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 lb boston butt or pork shoulder
  • 2 tbls vegetable or canola oil
  • 2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 ½ to 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 2 teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 to 2 tablespoon cornstarch to thicken sauce after cooking, if desired

Instructions

  • 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.

Nutrition

Serving: 1 | Calories: 476kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 38g | Fat: 33g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 140mg | Sodium: 553mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g