SLOW COOKER KALUA PORK
Slow Cooker Kalua Pork reminds us of the taste of Kalua pig served in Hawaiian Luaus. If you never eat this before you would like to eat it when you taste it once. The outside way of my home is so cold. I want to go to someplace where I can feel the warmth but I can’t go with a bunch of cloth on me and socks with a coat and shoes. Yes I know I feel this weather a little more but I want warm weather and cold weather to increase my appetite. I have several types of meals on my plate this week but I have decided to make a recipe inspired by Hawaiian. Its name is Kalua Pork.
Did you know about Kalua Pork and what is it? Are you ever going Hawaiian and taking Kalua Pork as a meal? Kalua is a procedure to cook meat on slow heat in an underground place. In this method, a pig is roasted in an underground mud oven. The pig is wrapped in banana leaves and when you take it out of the oven you got amazed because the pork will be tender and dipped in a smokey and salty flavor. It is bad news for those people who think he had no link with Kalua Pork. They are wrong because when they cook it they could not leave it. It is an easy recipe that makes you thrilled when you will taste it. It has just three ingredients and takes 5 minutes. Maybe 2 minutes more for those who will make it the first time.
I know you are thinking about what to do to make it. Take a 4-pound pork piece and put it in the slow cooker and make it whole with a knife and rub salt on it. You can use sea salt also. If you are going to use prickly grain salt you need to more than 1 tablespoon to develop the taste of Kalua Pork. Now pour 1 tablespoon Kalua on the pork to give it a smokey flavor and put your slow cooker on the stove for 14 hours on slow heat. The time of cooking depends upon your pork shoulder size but don’t worry after 14 hours you can check with a fork. If the pork will be shredded it is done.
Once it should be done get it from the cooker and keep it on the plate. Shred the pork with the help of 2 forks and drizzle some juice of the pork to keep it moist. Remember one thing don’t drizzle enough juice on it because it will too salty. A fantastic dish Kalua Pork reminds the warmth of Hawaiian Island. Wondering about how to serve it? You can serve it with white rice and roasted cauliflower or use it in tacos or serve it as flavorful tortillas.
If you have enough left over after a meal don’t bother you can store it for your convenience. Take an airtight storage box or zip-lock bag to store it. Put the cut or shred pork into it and store it for 5 days in the fridge.
If you want to store it for a long time feel the weather of Hawaiian Island and store it in a bag or container when it will come at room temperature. Take it out and enjoy it with several dishes with different combinations.
A dreamy dish of Slow Cooker Kalua Pork to enjoy the cold weather. If you serve it at dinner time to your guests with white rice and crunchy veggies I bet you they would love it. They will never forget its taste in life and whenever come to your home say for this tempting dish. It is a full meal for you you can use it in different starters and brunch dishes like Shredded Pork Tortillas with cabbage and Pineapple filling.
Can you cook pulled pork too long in a slow cooker?
It is not easy to cook pulled pork for a long time in a cooker but you can do it if you have enough moisture in the cooker. In this recipe, you need to take the shoulder part and it is hard to cook. But if you will add more water to it to cook on slow heat it will work definitely.
What is special about kalua pork?
Did you know what is the speciality of this dish. Smokey Flavor? Yes, it is but one more thing and that is its muddy flavor. It is tough for you to make the original recipe of Slow Cooker Kalua Pork but you can also make it on a stove on low heat with huge quantity of moisture.