Monday, May 02, 2011

Oven Kalua Pork


2-4 lb pork butt bonesless or bone in.
2 cups water
1-2 Tbsp liquid smoke
1/3 cup Hawaiian salt or rock salt

Cooking Instructions:

Preaheat oven to 450 degrees.

Place pork, fat side up in roasting pan. Prick pork butt with fork or ice pick so smoke and salt marinades the meat.

Combine water and liquid smoke and pour over pork.

Rub salt all over pork.

Cover with foil or lid.  Wrap with Ti leaves or banana leaves for the authentic aroma of a Hawaiian underground oven or "imu".

Roast at 400 degrees for 3hrs.

Remove from pan and shred meat with 2 forks.

Spoon sauce over pork or rice and enjoy. 

Leftovers can be stir-fried with cabbage for a delightful Hawaiian islands favorite!

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