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16 March 2006

Slow Cooked Pork Recipe courtesy (Michael Chiarello

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Slow Cooked Pork Recipe courtesy Michael Chiarello

Difficulty: Easy
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Inactive Prep Time: 1 hour
Cook Time: 8 hours
Yield: about 12 servings

1 cup Roasted Garlic Rub, recipe follows
1 (6-pound) boneless pork shoulder or butt roast (not tied)

Preheat oven to 275 degrees F.
If necessary, trim fat from top of pork, leaving a 1/8-inch thick layer of fat. Spread Roasted Garlic Rub all over pork and inside any cavities, concentrating on boned side.
Put pork, fat side up, in a roasting pan and roast in middle of oven 6 to 8 hours. Transfer roast to cutting board and let stand 15 minutes. Pull shreds apart with tongs into chunks. Serve.

Roasted Garlic Rub:
2 cups roasted minced garlic
5 tablespoons salt
1/4 cup coriander seeds, ground and toasted
2 tablespoons mustard powder
4 tablespoons dried chipotle pepper, ground
2 tablespoons dried thyme
5 tablespoons dried rosemary, finely chopped
5 tablespoons lemon zest
2 1/2 teaspoons black pepper

Combine all ingredients in a food processor. Can also be mixed by hand in a bowl, but make sure to combine well.