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cuban pork on a plate with black beans and rice

Slow Cooker Cuban Pork

Need a dinner that’s easy to make, different from the boring standbys and totally delicious and versatile? Then you need to make this Slow Cooker Cuban Pork!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Caribbean
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 240kcal


  • 4 pound boneless pork shoulder
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 tablespoons fresh oregano
  • 3 cloves fresh garlic


  • Season pork with salt and pepper
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in skillet or multi cooker
  • Cook pork for several minutes on each side until well browned
  • Cut several deep slits in pork
  • Use a mini chopper or food processor to blend the other 2 tablespoons of olive oil with remaining ingredients
  • Rub into pork making sure to get down into cut slits
  • Cover and cook on low for 8-9 hours or high for 4-5
  • Remove pork and shred
  • Serve with rice and black beans or as desired


  • Fresh or jarred juice work equally well
  • Do not leave pork in juices after cooked


Calories: 240kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 91mg | Sodium: 277mg | Potassium: 601mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 24IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg