Kalua Pork


Savory Kalua pork is seasoned with sea salt and liquid smoke.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
3 hrs
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
3 hrs 20 mins


  • 2 cups water

  • 1 teaspoon liquid smoke flavoring

  • 3 pounds pork butt roast

  • ¼ cup Hawaiian sea salt


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Stir water and liquid smoke together in a small bowl.

  2. Place pork into a roasting pan with the fatty side facing up. Pour liquid smoke mixture over top, then sprinkle with salt.

  3. Cover and roast in the preheated oven until meat is tender and can be easily pulled apart with a fork, about 3 hours. Remove from the pan and shred with two forks.


Any coarse salt can be used in place of Hawaiian sea salt.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

214 Calories
14g Fat
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 214
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 70mg 23%
Sodium 2516mg 109%
Protein 20g
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 362mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

You’ll Also Love