Slow Cooked Pork

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 9 hr 10 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 1 hr
  • Cook: 8 hr
  • Yield: about 12 servings
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1 cup Roasted Garlic Rub, recipe follows

One 6-pound boneless pork shoulder or butt roast (not tied)

Roasted Garlic Rub:

2 cups roasted minced garlic

5 tablespoons salt

1/4 cup coriander seeds, ground and toasted

2 tablespoons mustard powder

4 tablespoons dried chipotle pepper, ground

2 tablespoons dried thyme

5 tablespoons dried rosemary, finely chopped

5 tablespoons lemon zest

2 1/2 teaspoons black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F. If necessary, trim fat from top of pork, leaving a 1/8-inch thick layer of fat. Spread Roasted Garlic Rub all over pork and inside any cavities, concentrating on boned side.Put pork, fat side up, in a roasting pan and roast in middle of oven 6 to 8 hours. Transfer roast to cutting board and let stand 15 minutes. Pull shreds apart with tongs into chunks. Serve.

Roasted Garlic Rub:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Can also be mixed by hand in a bowl, but make sure to combine well.