By Eddy − On Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 3 years ago in Pork Recipes
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Portuguese Pulled Pork (Caçoila) Recipe

There is nothing like a Portuguese bun (papo-seco) or a roll piled high with with tender, juicy and tasty Portuguese pulled pork (caçoila).
Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time3 h
Ready In3 h 15 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings6
Info
There is nothing like a Portuguese bun (papo-seco) or a roll piled high with with tender, juicy and tasty Portuguese pulled pork (caçoila).
Ingredients
2 lbs of pork butt meat, cut in good size pieces 2 or 3 bay leaves Juice of 3 oranges 1 teaspoon of paprika 1/4 teaspoon of Portuguese allspice 1 teaspoon of hot red pepper sauce (pimenta moida)1 tablespoon of lard (optional) 2 cloves of garlic Red wine (to taste)
2 lbs of pork butt meat, cut in good size pieces 2 or 3 bay leaves Juice of 3 oranges 1 teaspoon of paprika 1/4 teaspoon of Portuguese allspice 1 teaspoon of hot red pepper sauce (pimenta moida)1 tablespoon of lard (optional) 2 cloves of garlic Red wine (to taste)
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Directions
  1. Rinse the pork meat and place in a bowl.
  2. Add the orange juice, garlic, spices and lard.
  3. Mix, cover and let it marinate overnight in the fridge.
  4. Place the meat and marinade in a pan and cook over medium heat, adding warm red wine as needed.
  5. Cook until meat is tender and falls apart (about 3 hours).
  6. There should be no remaining liquid at the bottom of the pan at the end of the cooking process.
  7. Check and adjust  salt and pepper.
Recipe Submited By: Julianna Gonyer Coran
Adapted from a Gonyer Corana Recipe by: facebook.com/Fresh-Pond-Holy-Ghost-Society
Photo Credit: justapinch.com

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Comments
Patti
Patti
I’m going to try this in my slow cooker!! My fiancée is from Sao Miguel and I make a lot of Portuguese dishes.😋😋😁😁
5 days ago, Saturday, August 13, 2022
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Theresa
Theresa
I miss Cocoila so much! I'm goin to have to make the Portuguese allspice myself, but I think I have all the ingredients. One question though. Is the paprika listed in the other ingredients a smoked paprika? Thank you!
1 week ago, Wednesday, August 10, 2022
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Eddy
You can just use regular or smoked if you prefer, you can always change something according to your taste. 🙂
1 week ago, Wednesday, August 10, 2022
s pereira
s pereira
why the orange juice never have made it that way
4 months ago, Saturday, March 19, 2022
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Jim Ellis
Jim Ellis
Could this be done in a slow cooker?
6 months ago, Wednesday, February 9, 2022
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