Pork Carnitas

  • DiveGirl54 Posted: 10/05/09
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    I used the jalapenos instead of the chipotles, and served fajita style with flour totillas. Delicious! Will definitely make this again.

  • speace Posted: 01/19/10
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    This recipe is absolutely WONDERFUL. Rarely, do I ever write reviews, but this recipe deserves mega attention! This is absolutely wonderful, don't change a thing. The pork was perfect and great to use in a variety of ways!

  • mary12345 Posted: 09/19/10
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    This was really easy and very tasty-my husband said it's the best thing I've cooked this month! I did run the meat under the broiler after it was finished in the crock pot-it gave it that browned, crispy quality that you find in carnitas. I also thought that it needed a bit of salt. I served it with guacamole, spanish rice, and salsa. Great for a crowd because it makes a lot. Will make tortas with the leftovers.

  • Meredith17 Posted: 09/15/10
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    Oh my goodness, this is definitely worth making! You won't be sorry! It is hard to wait 6 hours to eat it, is my ONLY complaint. I used jalapenos (because they were cheaper), and stuck to the recipe as stated. I served the carnitas with salsa, cheese, and avocados on top of corn tortillas. You really don't need much, you don't want to detract from the flavorful meat!

  • SanDiegoJes Posted: 01/10/11
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    The best part about this recipe is how much food it yields without breaking the bank. The carnita's turned out pretty well, they were a bit greasy which I suppose is that cut of meat. I served the carnitas with corn tortillas, guacamole, mexican rice, and beans...it was a big hit!

  • ladyv808 Posted: 12/22/13
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    Love this recipe! I will definitely make this again! My family gave it the seal of approval & it's so simple to make!

  • Mahetabel Posted: 10/16/13
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    We loved this recipe! To decrease fat, used boneless pork loin instead of shoulder - worked perfectly. Used dark Mexican beer in place of water, and chilpolte peppers. Served with flour tortillas, black beans and rice. Will definitely make again.

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