What are some different ways to use pork roast?

throw it in a crock pot for some odd hours, and then do what?
I was thinking I could shred it and make burritos, um... a traditional roast.......
What else? I want to do something new! I feel so limited.
So what is something creative you know of, or do, with pork roasts???

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Destiny13

Asked by Destiny13 at 2:03 PM on Apr. 19, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • I usually boil it till it is tender, drain and shredd, then add bbq sauce and make pulled pork sandwiches. I put garlic, onions and salt in the water. Or you can slice it (raw) into chunks or slices to use as a stir fry or in pork fried rice. Or for pork chops. Depending on the type of roast. :)
    HTH
    SusieD250

    Answer by SusieD250 at 2:11 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

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  • shred it and mix it with BBQ sauce and put it on sandwiches.
    MommyRuby2008

    Answer by MommyRuby2008 at 3:09 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

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  • Carnitas! Yummy!


    Try this recipe it is close to my regular recipe,  but I do not have time to give you right now. This one should be really good!


     


    http://www.mexgrocer.com/515-carnitas.html


     


    You can serve it in burritos, sandwiches, over rice, with beans, in a salad. They are really very good in EVERYTHING!

    Nathskitten

    Answer by Nathskitten at 5:47 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

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  • I do typically start off by cooking it as a roast with carrots, potatos, and apples. (not everyone thinks of using apples!) After that I use the left overs either to make a bean soup or cook the pork and bone with black beans, which I serve over rice! Yum!!
    VincentsYaya

    Answer by VincentsYaya at 6:33 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

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  • I make it like a regular roast. Slow cook it, shred it and add BBQ sauce and have BBQ pork sandwiches. I don't buy these often, I tend to buy the pork tenderloins and put olive oil, salt and pepper and grill it. YUMMY!!!
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 8:15 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

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  • Is it a shoulder roast?




    I usually make Pernil with a shoulder. I take some garlic and smash it up with pepper, olive oil, sazon, and adobo to make a little paste. Poke some slits in the roast, and put in my paste. Cook it on 350 in the oven covered for like 4 hours...then uncovered to make the skin crispy...very yummy. I usually serve it with rice and gandules.
    OneToughMami

    Answer by OneToughMami at 10:45 PM on Apr. 19, 2009

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  • Theres an easier way to make carnitas ( sssshhhh dont tell my grandmother ! ) put your pork roast in the crock pot with a large can of green enchillada mix and cook on low for about 7-9 hours and they pull apart season to taste and make some sopes or burritos out of it with some oinions jalepenos lettace tomato salsa... mmmmmm I know what im making tonight !
    ryansmommy07

    Answer by ryansmommy07 at 9:57 AM on Apr. 20, 2009

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  • Once I get it out of the crock pot, I pick most of the fat off, then shredd it with a fork. Dump my favorite BBQ sauce in it and stir it up. I serve it on huge hamburger buns and make home-made slaw! YUM!
    forevermom75

    Answer by forevermom75 at 12:11 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

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  • cut it up an dmake this: mmmmmm soooo good. it says pork butt, but i just use pork roast. still delcious!

    1 pound pork butt, cut into 1 inch cubes
    1 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon white sugar
    1 teaspoon soy sauce
    1 egg white
    2 green onions, chopped
    1 quart vegetable oil for frying
    1/2 cup cornstarch

    1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    3 stalks celery, cut into 1/2 inch pieces
    1 medium green bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
    1 medium onion, cut into wedges
    white sugar to taste
    salt to taste

    1 cup water
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    3/4 cup white sugar
    1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
    1/4 cup ketchup
    1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
    1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks, undrained
    2 tablespoons cornstarch
    1/4 cup water
    ClvDandJ

    Answer by ClvDandJ at 12:59 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

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  • Place cubed pork in a medium bowl, and season with 1 teaspoon salt, 1/4 teaspoon sugar, and 1 teaspoon soy sauce. Mix in the egg white and green onions. Cover, and place in the refrigerator at least 1 hour.
    Heat 1 quart oil to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C) in a large, heavy saucepan or deep fryer.
    Coat the pork with 1/2 cup cornstarch, and fry in the heated oil about 10 minutes, until evenly browned. Drain on paper towels.
    Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a wok over medium heat. Stir in the celery, green bell pepper, and onion, and cook until tender. Season with salt and sugar. Remove from heat, and set aside.
    In a large saucepan, mix 1 cup water, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 3/4 cup sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, and 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce. Bring to a boil, and stir in the cooked pork, celery mixture, and the pineapple chunks with juice. Return to boil, and mix in 2 tablespoons cornstarch and 1/4 cup water to thicken. Cook until
    ClvDandJ

    Answer by ClvDandJ at 12:59 PM on Apr. 20, 2009

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