Fun fact: Chipotle peppers are dried, smoked, red jalapenos. I didn't know this until I went to explain to my husband an equivalent of heat. I thought they were pretty close to jalapenos and I was right :) This recipe is superb. It is just the right amount of heat, plus a little sweet from the Dr. Pepper and so much smokey goodness from the peppers and adobo sauce.
What you need:
- 1 large onion
- 1 (5 to 7 lb) pork shoulder
- Salt and pepper
- 1 can (11 oz.) Chipotle peppers in Adobo Sauce
- 2 cans Dr. Pepper
- 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
Season pork shoulder with salt and pepper. Chop onion into quarters and place in bottom of the crockpot. Place pork shoulder in crockpot.
Sprinkle brown sugar on top of pork and top with Chipotle peppers.
Then top with Dr. Pepper.
Cook on low for at least 6 to 8 hours.
Remove shoulder and shred. Return meat back to crockpot.
Serve on tortillas or in a salad :)
Recipe from Pioneer Woman