Auntie Maebelle's Oven Kalua Pork

“This makes some YUMMY pork!! I found this recipe a few years ago on line when I was throwing a luau. It went over so well that people still ask "Are you making that awesome pork" every time we have a party!”
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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 5 -8 lbs pork butt
  • 6 tablespoons of hawaiian salt (judge the amount of salt for yourself!!) or 6 tablespoons kosher salt (judge the amount of salt for yourself!!)
  • 10 tablespoons liquid smoke
  • 6 ti leaves or 6 banana leaves
  • aluminum foil


  1. Preheat oven to 500deg.
  2. Slit pork in several places, rub salt and liquid smoke into pork.
  3. Wrap pork with ti leaves, then in the foil, place on a small rack in a baking pan,.
  4. Lower heat to 400deg.,
  5. bake for 4hrs.
  6. Shred pork and add juices from the pan to the pork, according to your taste. Enjoy!
  7. (note: Liquid Smoke is available in supermarkets.
  8. in the BBQ section).

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