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This copycat Cafe Rio sweet pork recipe is so good, you won't believe it's homemade! Ideas from ShelfCooking.com

Cafe Rio Sweet Pork Recipe and Rice Bowl

This wonderfully delicious copycat recipe is sure to be a family favorite!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 5 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 12 servings

Ingredients
  

FOR THE PORK

  • 3 lbs Boneless Pork (Shoulder, Butt or Roast)
  • 12 oz Coke
  • ¼ cup Brown Sugar
  • 10 oz Enchilada Sauce
  • 2 Cloves Minced Garlic
  • 4 oz Diced Green Chilies
  • ¾ cup Brown Sugar

RICE BOWL INGREDIENTS

  • 2 cups White Rice, Cooked
  • 1 can Black Beans, Cooked and Drained
  • 1 can Corn, Cooked
  • Diced Tomatoes, to taste
  • Shredded Cheese, to taste
  • Sliced Avocado, to taste
  • Cilantro, to taste

Instructions
 

FOR THE PORK

  • Marinate pork for at least 2 hours (or preferably overnight for an even better flavor) in Coke and ¼ cup brown sugar.
  • Put pork and marinade liquid into a lined slow cooker and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
  • Remove meat and shred. Discard the liquid from the slow cooker.
  • Put meat back in the slow cooker and add enchilada sauce, garlic, green chilies, and ¾ cup brown sugar.
  • Cook for 30-60 more minutes. Drain some excess liquid off before serving.

TO MAKE THE RICE BOWL

  • Add rice, pork, beans, corn, tomatoes, cheese, avocado and cilantro to a bowl. Enjoy!
Keyword Cafe Rio Copycat, Sweet Pork, Sweet Pork Rice Bowl