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Crock Pot Shredded Beef Recipe

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
This Crock Pot Shredded Beef recipe is one of those crock pot recipes that you are going to want to make over and over again.  Crock Pot Shredded Beef can be used in all of your favorite authentic Mexican recipes.
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Prep Time 5 hrs 8 mins
Cook Time 5 hrs
Total Time 10 hrs 8 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 381 kcal


  • 4 ½ pound Bottom Round Roast
  • 1 small small onion
  • 2 medium jalapeno peppers quartered, seeds and membrane removed
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 3 whole limes, juiced
  • 2 whole oranges, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 large handful of fresh cilantro
  • 1 can fire-roasted diced tomatoes
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  • Place the roast into the bottom of a crock pot and pierce all over.
  • Put the next 9 ingredients into a blender and pulse until liquified.
  • Pour half the homemade mojo marinade over the roast, reserving the leftover marinade.
  • Cover the crock pot and let the meat marinade for 3-5 hours in the crock in the refrigerator. You can leave it to marinade overnight if needed.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours or until the meat if pull apart tender.
  • Remove the layer of fat from the roast.
  • Mix 2 tablespoons cornstarch with 3 tablespoons cool water.
  • Pour into the crock pot and mix well.
  • Turn heat up to high and cook until the sauce has thickened.

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Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 381kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 58g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 158mg | Sodium: 369mg | Potassium: 917mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 266IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 77mg | Iron: 6mg
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