Donatella's Pork Sliders

Donatella Arpaia
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Donatella Arpaia
Best known for her recurring role as judge on Iron Chef America, Donatella Arpaia is one of the most influential women in the world of food and entertaining. She has redefined the role of the modern-day restaurateur. The Zagat guide called her "The Hostess with the Mostest" and she is seen frequently on such shows as Today, Top Chef, Rachael Ray, Good Morning America, and more.
Recipe Details

1 Pork Shoulder, (10lbs, bone-in)

8 cloves Garlic, add a little salt and chop finely until a paste

Adobo (or a mixture of garlic powder, onion powder, cumin, black pepper, salt and oregano)

Juice of 3 lemons and 1 orange

1 onion chopped

olive oil


1 - 12 pack KING'S HAWAIIAN Original Hawaiian Sweet Dinner Rolls

Barbecue Sauce (enough to lightly coat pork)

Step 1
Step 2
Place the pork shoulder in a baking dish skin side up and rub it with olive oil and generously sprinkle it with plenty of Adobo.
Step 3
Make 1” slits (about 1” deep) all over the pork and slide the garlic paste into all of the slits.
Step 4
In a separate bowl, mix the orange and lemon juice with the onion and garlic. Add salt and pepper and some oregano to taste. taste. Pour over pork and marinate overnight
Step 5
Step 6
Heat the oven to 475.
Step 7
Pour enough liquid (water or chicken stock) to come up 1” and bake uncovered for one houR.
Step 8
Turn oven down to 275° and tent pork with some tin foil and bake for 1 1/2 hours per lb.
Step 9
Remove foil for the last hour of cooking.
Step 10
Allow pork to cool and then shred with a fork.
Step 11
Transfer pork to a large bowl and toss with barbecue sauce until coated.
Step 12
Toast buns and fill with 1/4 cup of pork.

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