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Firehouse Recipe of the Week: Shredded Pork


Shredded Pork




Recipe courtesy of Retired Firefighter Mark Walkley, Station 7


  • 4-5 lbs pork
  • 3 onions, coarsely chopped
  • ¼ cup peeled garlic cloves
  • 8 or9 oz can chopped chilis
  • 1 quart tomatillo sauce


  1. Chunk up pork, removing some of the fat.
  2. Put the meat into a Dutch oven or crock pot.
  3. Add all the other ingredients except the sauce.
  4. Cook until the meat is tender enough to break up with a spoon.
  5. Add the sauce.
  6. Cook until most of the moisture is absorbed.
  7. Adjust seasonings with:  salt, cumin, pepper and basil.



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