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Mojo Marinated Pork (Cuban Pulled Pork)
Description:A modification of a Cuban Pork recipe taking the pork to pulling temps. A favorite of my bride


4 1/2 cups fresh orange juice, divided
1 1/4 cups fresh lime juice, divided
Zest of 1 orange
Zest of 1 lime
1/4 cup finely chopped fresh oregano
1/2 cup garlic, coarsely chopped
1/2 cup olive oil
1 bone-in pork butt
Freshly ground black pepper

Mojo Dipping Sauce

8 cloves garlic, chopped
2 serrano chiles, chopped
3 tablespoons chopped cilantro leaves
1/2 cup orange juice
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Using a mortar and pestle, mash the garlic, serrano, cilantro and a few pinches of salt until it becomes a paste. Add the orange juice, lime juice and oil and stir to combine.


Combine 4 cups of the orange juice, 1 cup of the lime juice, zest and garlic in a large saucepan over high heat and reduce to 2 cups. Remove from the heat and stir in the remaining orange juice, lime juice, oregano and olive oil. Let cool to room temperature.

Marinate the pork roast in the refrigerator overnight

Remove the pork from the refrigerator 30 minutes before cooking

Place roast and marinade in a pan

Add fresh ground black pepper to taste

Cook at dome temp of 250 until internal temperature of 195-200

Occasionally baste with the juices in the pan

Wrap with HDAF and place in a cooler for an hour or so Pull and enjoy with Mojo dipping sauce

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Date:Mon 15 Aug 2011 20:49:07 UTCViewed:7460 times
Rating:4,50 (2 votes)

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perseusgreyComment added on: Wed 31 Aug 2011 20:03:56 UTC
About how long does it take on the grill? Indirect I presume?
OblioComment added on: Sun 18 Sep 2011 22:10:04 UTC
I did my 7.5 lb butt @ 250-270 on the 3rd notch of my adj rig. Rig was on top of regular grid on top of legs up plate setter. It took about 8.5 hours.
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