Hawaiian Shredded Pork Tacos

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Updated April 05, 2018
Hawaiian Shredded Pork Tacos
SERVES
7
SERVING SIZE
2 Lettuce Wraps
COOK TIME
5 Hr

Shredded pork tacos are all the rage! Now, you can bring a taste of the tropics to your next outdoor shindig! Our Hawaiian Shredded Pork Tacos are a slow-cooker recipe made for a busy lifestyle. Make them ahead of time and serve it up when everyone shows up! The perfect combination of savory and sweet, everyone will be saying, "mahalo!" (That's thank you in Hawaiian!)

What You'll Need

  • 1 (3-pound) lean boneless pork shoulder or boneless pork butt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 14 Bibb lettuce leaves (1 head)
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • 1/3 cup sliced scallions

What to Do

  1. Place pork in a 5 quart or larger slow cooker and sprinkle with cumin, ginger, and pepper. Top meat with onion and garlic. Pour pineapple juice over meat. 
  2. Cover and cook on high heat 5 to 5-1/2 hours or until pork shreds easily with a fork. Remove pork to a cutting board and shred with two forks. Place 1/4 cup of pork into a lettuce leaf, then top with carrots and scallion.

Bring Hawaii To Your Backyard

If you're aiming for a tropical-themed party, we are here to help! These recipes are so good, people will hula-the-night-away in your backyard.


Fun Fact!
The Dole Plantation in Oahu has a pineapple maze that consists of 14,000 Hawaiian plants. Holy moly! It stretches over 3 acres and contains a mystery in the center. I'm intrigued. Are you?
 

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 7

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 176
  • Calories from Fat 49
  • Total Fat 5.5g 8 %
  • Saturated Fat 1.7g 9 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 18g 36 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 43mg 14 %
  • Sodium 79mg 3 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 16g 5 %
  • Dietary Fiber 4.7g 19 %
  • Sugars 8.4g 0 %
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