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Mexican Style Pulled Pork

This is a great way of beating off those takeaway blues, slow cooked pork shoulder with some Mexican inspired spices, once cooked, shred with a fork and serve in tortillas, absolutely perfect


For the spice paste

2 tsp of coriander seeds

2 tsp of black peppercorns

2 tsp cumin seeds

6 whole cloves

1 tsp of salt

1 tsp of turmeric

1 tsp of chilli powder

1 tsp of dried oregano

6 cloves of garlic finely grated

A good splash of fresh orange juice

A good splash of fresh lime juice

500g of Diced Pork Shoulder

For the pineapple salsa (optional)

A half of fresh pineapple, skinned and finely diced

1 red onion, peeled and finely diced

juice and Zest of 1 lime


1. firstly make the paste by toasting the coriander seeds, peppercorns, cumin seeds, cloves in a dry pan over a medium heat, they will smell wonderfully aromatic, be careful not to burn them

2. Tip the spices into a food processor and blitz to a powder