How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Using small sharp knife cut 1/4 inch deep slits 1 inch apart all over pork roast.
  • Rub salt all over pork.
  • Unfold 1 banana leaf on work surface and place pork roast atop leaf.
  • Fold up leaf around pork enclosing completely.
  • Repeat wrapping pork in remaining banana leaves 1 at a time.
  • Tie with kitchen string to secure then wrap roast in foil.
  • Place pork in roasting pan then pour 4 cups water into pan.
  • Roast pork in oven until very tender when pierced with fork about 5 hours.
  • Unwrap pork and cool slightly.
  • Shred pork and place in large bowl.
  • Bring remaining water and salt to boil in small saucepan.
  • Add liquid smoke then pour over pork and stir to blend.
  • Let stand 10 minutes

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    " It was just okay "
    Kuulei ate it and said...
    Great dish indeed! I've never tried it with bananas - I normally use cabbage in mine. Also, the traditional family recipe is Hawaiian salt, not sea salt. Lastly, it's Kalua Pig/Pork, Kahlua is a type of alcohol :) But great job !
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