Slow Cooker Chorizo Spiced Pulled Pork - Slender Kitchen
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Slow Cooker Chorizo Spiced Pulled Pork

By Kristen Mccaffrey
  
adapted from: seriouseats.com
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190
Calories 
5g
Carbs 
4g
Fat 
33g
Protein 
3
Weight Watchers® SmartPoints™
(5 PointsPlus®)

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Recipe

I was basically drooling when I originally saw this recipe on Serious Eats. Between my love of pulled pork and my love of chorizo, I knew I would absolutely love this recipe. However I also knew I needed to lighten it up a bit since pork shoulder tends to be a much fattier and higher calorie cut. To make it a little more diet friendly, I decided to use a lean pork tenderloin and substitute in chicken broth for the beer. It worked perfectly and I am in love with the resulting dish. It's perfect for sandwiches and tacos.

Also I served it with this spicy cabbage and corn slaw.

Prep Time

Slow Cooker Chorizo Spiced Pulled Pork

86
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Cook Time: 
Total Time: 

Ingredients

6
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. ancho chili powder (up to 1 tbsp.)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. oregano
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. coriander
  • 2 lb. lean pork tenderloin
  • 1 U onion, diced
  • 4 U garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar

Nutritional Facts

Serving Size: 
2/3 cup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 190
Calories from Fat 35
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g
6%
Saturated Fat 1g
6%
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
0%
Cholesterol 98mg
33%
Sodium 500mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate 5g
1%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 1g
Protein 33g

Directions

  1. Mix together all the spices and rub over the pork.
  2. Place the pork in the slow cooker. Cover with onions and then add the chicken broth and apple cider vinegar.
  3. Cook for 4-6 hours on low until it easily shreds with a fork.
  4. For crispy pork, place it under the broiler after cooking for 3-5 minutes.
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Slow Cooker Chorizo Spiced Pulled Pork
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