Recipe: Perfect Slow Cooker Beer Braised Pork & Black Bean Soup

Slow Cooker Beer Braised Pork & Black Bean Soup. How to make Beer Braised Pork Carnitas: You'll give the pork a quick spice rub with cumin, oregano, chili powder, paprika, cayenne and salt and pepper. Then you'll sear it on all sides in a couple tablespoons of oil. Transfer pork to a crock pot and add diced onion, smashed garlic and orange juice.

Get the recipe for Slow-Cooker Beer-Braised Pork and Black Bean Soup. My beer choice is Shiner Bock®. My seasoning choices are salt, pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder. You can cook Slow Cooker Beer Braised Pork & Black Bean Soup using 10 ingredients and 3 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Slow Cooker Beer Braised Pork & Black Bean Soup

  1. Prepare 24 oz of beer.
  2. It’s 1 tbsp of canned chipotle chilies.
  3. You need 1 tsp of ground cumin.
  4. It’s 1 lb of black beans, rinsed.
  5. Prepare 1 1/2 lb of pork butt/shoulder.
  6. You need 1 of kosher salt.
  7. It’s 1 of sour cream.
  8. Prepare 1 of salsa.
  9. It’s 1 of cilantro.
  10. You need 1 large of onion, chopped.

My barbecue sauce choice is Sweet Baby Ray's®. Depending on how much water you've added into the pot, you may need to reduce the braising stock further on the stovetop. This will intensify the flavors further and allow that sauce to come down to a light syrup-like. My beer-braised brisket is fork-tender, perfect for a crowd, and requires no babysitting.

Slow Cooker Beer Braised Pork & Black Bean Soup step by step

  1. combine all ingredients except sour cream & salsa in crock pot with 3 cups water.
  2. Cook on low for 8 – 9 hours until beans and pork are tender. Using a fork, pull pork into large pieces.
  3. Serve with cilantro, sour cream & salsa.

Place it in the slow cooker and go about your day. Using beer as the braising liquid immediately adds flavor to the meat — meaning you can get away with fewer ingredients total. Seasoned and moist, this slow cooker beer braised pork carnitas is so full of flavor, very easy to make and perfect for Taco Tuesday or any night of the week! Carnitas is Spanish for small pieces of braised pork. And here in Southern California, carnitas means tender bites of deliciousness.