11 International Pork Shoulder Recipes From Around the Globe

Pork shoulder isn't just for pulled pork. Discover a dozen ways to cook with pork butt; make hearty soups, tacos, meatballs and more.

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Beer-Braised BBQ Pork Butt

Braising pork butt in good ale, mustard seed and ground coriander makes for foolproof tender, juicy Southern-style barbecue.

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Puerto Rican Pork Shoulder

Discover Puerto Rican flavors with pork shoulder slow-roasted with rosemary, achiote paste and smoked paprika.

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Shredded Pork and Pineapple Tacos

Spice up taco night with slow-cooker pork, sweet pineapple and classic Mexican fixings such as Cotija cheese and guacamole.

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Pork Meatballs

Alex Guarnaschelli uses ground pork shoulder in her take on Italian meatballs, smothered in zesty marinara sauce and plenty of Parmesan cheese.

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Chili Verde (Colorado Green Chili)

Green Colorado chili gets its subtle heat from Anaheim chiles and has a thin broth that's perfect for slow-cooked pork shoulder.

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Pork Ramen

While ramen is more commonly found in Japanese cuisine, this shredded pork dish incorporates gochujang and kimchi for a spicy Korean twist.

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Slow-Cooker Coconut Braised Pork

Made with coconut water and fish sauce, this fall-apart braised pork is influenced by Southeastern Asian cuisine.

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Pork Chimichanga

Chimichangas, a Mexican-American take on fried burritos, are stuffed with pork seasoned with coriander seeds, sherry vinegar and chipotles in adobo sauce in this irresistibly crunchy meal.

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Red Pork Posole with Pickled Onions and Queso Fresco

Posole, a Mexican soup, is filled with shredded pork, chiles and pickled onions for a tangy-spicy bowl.

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Pulled Pork Shoulder with Lexington-Style Dip Sauce

Get old-fashioned Southern flavor with cider vinegar, cayenne pepper and sugar by smoking pork shoulder over hickory and oak wood coals.

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Braised Hawaiian Pork Shoulder

Pineapple juice, Hawaiian sea salt and brown sugar bring the Aloha State to your kitchen in this savory-sweet recipe.

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