Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder Recipe

Slow roasted pork shoulder, the foundation of a delicious dish with Vidalia onions, garlic cloves and fresh thyme.

| November/December 2012

  • Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder Recipe
    Vidalia onions are the perfect compliment to a slow roasted pork shoulder in this recipe.
    Photo Courtesy George A. Sanchez/Vidalia Onion Committee

  • Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder Recipe

Pork, onions, garlic and thyme make this slow-roasted dish a favorite of the customers of Chef Gerry Klaskala of Aria in Atlanta. 

Vidalia Onion Committee Offers Recipes

Slow Braised Niman Ranch Pork With Vidalia Onions, Garlic and Thyme

Prep time: 1 hour

Cook/Rest time: 3 1/2 hours

4 pounds Niman Ranch Boneless Berkshire Pork Shoulder
3 tablespoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons cooking oil
4 Vidalia onions, cut in half; leave 2 to 3 inches of stem
1/4 cup thin sliced fresh garlic cloves
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme
2 cups chicken stock

Trim pork shoulder of excess fat and cut into large 7- to 8-ounce portion sized cubes. Season pork with salt and pepper. Dredge pork into flour, shake off excess.

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