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From Their Table To Yours: Spiced Slow Cooker Pork Butt Roast

February 15, 2019


The Mogler family shares their recipe for Spiced Slow Cooker Pork Butt Roast

The Mogler family has been a fixture in northwest Iowa for more than a century, sowing the seeds of a tradition of hard work, humility and responsible stewardship of the land.

Molger Family

What began pre-Depression as a small family farm is now a thriving business that employs sustainable farming practices, state-of-the-art technology and multiple generations. Even the tiniest of the Moglers (the fifth generation) love and celebrate their work. And so do we.

Hormel Foods is honored to stand side by side with the Moglers and to share one of their time-honored recipes with your extended family.

Spiced Slow Cooker Pork Butt Roast

  • Hands-On Time

    45 minutes
  • Total Time

    9 hours
  • Serves

  • 1 (4 to 5-pound) HORMEL® Pork Butt Roast, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves


Lightly spray pork with cooking spray. Sprinkle with salt and next 4 ingredients.

In large heavy-duty skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Place pork in skillet, fat side down, and brown 7 to 9 minutes. Flip and cook 7 minutes longer.

Pour broth into 7-quart slow-cooker. Top with pork, cover and cook on HIGH 8 hours. Remove pork and excess liquid. Pour liquid into fat strainer and discard fat. Let pork stand 10 minutes and shred with 2 forks. Drizzle with pork juices and sprinkle with cilantro.