Slow Cooker Chili Rubbed Pulled Pork

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds pork butt or shoulder
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon chipotle chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Instructions

  1. Combine all spices in a bowl.
  2. Cut pork into 2-3 inch cubes. Place the pork cubes in a large bowl & coat with spices.
  3. Place the seasoned meat in a slow cooker. Cook on high for 4-5 hours, or low for 8-9 hours.
  4. After cooking, stir the meat with a fork to shred the meat. If it’s not tender enough to fall apart when stirred, return the lid and cook for an additional 30 minutes.
  5. Keep the shredded meat in the juices from the slow cooker until ready to serve for the best flavor.

Adapted from Budget Bytes.

Grilled Chicken Marinade

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 ½ teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • ½ teaspoon dried basil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 5 skinless, boneless chicken breasts, thinly sliced

Instructions

Whisk ingredients together in a bowl and pour into a resealable plastic bag. Add chicken, coat with the marinade, squeeze out excess air, and seal the bag. Marinate in the refrigerator, at least 4 hours.

From All Recipes.

Coconut-Panko Lingcod

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup panko
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut
  • 1 lb lingcod
  • 1 egg beaten lightly in a bowl
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • Canola oil for frying

Instructions

  1. Cut the fish into a few small-medium sized pieces
  2. Mix the panko and the coconut together in a large shallow bowl
  3. Beat the egg in a separate bowl
  4. Heat about 1/2″ of oil in your pan or skillet, and when it’s good and hot dredge your fish from the egg to the coconut-panko and settle into the pan, cooking for about 3-4 minutes per side until it’s a nice golden color all around and the fish is cooked through.

From Sea Forager.

Pollo Asado

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup orange juice (about 1 medium orange)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice (about 1/2 lime)
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon achiote powder
  • 1 tablespoon ground coriander
  • 1 tablespoon coarse kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic (about 3 cloves)
  • 2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 2 teaspoons dried Mexican oregano
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2-3 pounds chicken thighs or legs

Instructions

  1. Make the marinade: Add all ingredients except chicken in a small bowl. Whisk to combine.
  2. Marinate: Place chicken in a large gallon size ziploc bag and add the marinade. Close the bag, massage together to coat all the chicken and refrigerate for 2 to 6 hours. (Do not marinate longer than 8 hours or the chicken will get tough and begin to break down.)

From Isabel Eats.