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Cafe Rio Sweet Pork

Sweet and tender shredded pork just like the one from Café Rio. Perfect for burritos, salads and tacos!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8
Author Life in the Lofthouse

Ingredients

  • 3 pound pork shoulder/butt
  • 16 ounces Coca-Cola soda not diet, divided
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 4 oz. can diced green chilies
  • 1 10 oz. can red enchilada sauce
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar

Instructions

  • Spray inside of a large crock pot with cooking spray. Place pork roast inside. Pour 8 ounces of Coca-Cola ( I used a measuring cup) and water around pork. (It does not need to cover roast) Sprinkle evenly with garlic salt, salt and pepper. Cover with lid and cook on High heat for 6 hours, or on Low heat 8 - 9 hours.
  • Remove pork from crock pot and transfer to cutting board. Discard liquid from crock pot. Shred pork with two forks, and remove any fat.
  • In a blender or food processor, blend the remaining 8 ounces Coca-Cola, diced green chilies, enchilada sauce and brown sugar. Blend until smooth.
  • Place shredded pork back in crock pot. Pour enchilada sauce mixture over the shredded pork. Cover crock pot with lid and cook 2 hours on Low heat.
  • Serve pork in burritos, salads and tacos!