Achiote-and-Orange Pulled Pork

Achiote-and-Orange Pulled Pork
Photo by Annabelle Breakey


  • 2 tablespoons coarsely ground black pepper
  • 2 to 3 cups cherry or hickory wood chips
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 2 cups cider vinegar or white distilled vinegar
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons coarse kosher or sea salt
  • Cooking and Serving:
  • + 12 more ingredients
    • 1 teaspoon cayenne
    • 3 tablespoons achiote paste (see Notes)
    • Orange "Mop" Sauce:
    • Achiote Seasoning Paste:
    • 3 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
    • 1 tablespoon crumbled dried oregano
    • 1 teaspoon coarse kosher or sea salt
    • 1 4- to 6-lb. boned pork shoulder or butt
    • ½ cup thinly sliced green onions
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 3 ounces frozen orange juice concentrate, thawed
    • Chipotle Coleslaw, rolls, mayonnaise, crumbled queso fresco (see Notes), sliced avocado, lime wedges, and/or hot sauce

1. The night before you plan to barbecue, cut pork shoulder lengthwise into two equal pieces (to speed up cooking), removing excess fat as needed. Combine seasoning-paste ingredients in a small bowl. Massage pork well with paste, then transfer to a large resealable plastic bag and refrigerate at ...

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