Pork Carnitas

  • pbbarn Posted: 11/30/12
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    Absolutely delicious, easy meal. Highly recommended!!!

  • IHeartSushi Posted: 12/03/12
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    I used a 4 pound tenderloin roast because I was looking for something a little healthier. I followed the recipe exactly other than that. It was dry when shredding but came to life after adding the cooking liquid (excess fat skimmed). Definitely a keeper.

  • michkair Posted: 01/13/13
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    Absolutely delicious! I added one sliced onion to the slow cooker (1/2 on bottom, 1/2 on top) and it turned out so good. Definitely a keeper.

  • LanieNC Posted: 07/26/13
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    Tried these today but was a bit confused. The description (top of recipe) talked about using fresh tomatoes but they were not called for in the recipe. Which is wrong; the recipe or description? Loved them either way and will definitely make again. Rave reveiws from my husband!

  • rvbt60 Posted: 08/14/14
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    I used 4 lbs of pork tenderloin - turned out great (yes it does shred perfectly)! Also added a can of Ro-Tel, 1/2 can of Bud LIght Lime, 1 diced onion and 1/2 can of chicken broth (add more as needed). Served with shredded cabbage in addition to the toppings above.

  • Lynnijo Posted: 07/30/13
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    I would give this 5 stars for ease of preparation. However, despite putting in extra cumin and oregano, it came out rather bland. I did end up with 3 pounds of tender pulled pork and I'll doctor it up with BBQ sauce. Update. I pulled some out of the freezer a month later. Defrosted meat, put it in a flour tortilla with some cheddar cheese and micro-waved it. It was some good!

  • Chellie4495 Posted: 12/15/13
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    Very spicy! Excellent flavor, but next time I'll use only one can of chiles. Once the pork was removed from the slow cooker, I added more OJ and lime juice, plus a little white vinegar to cut the heat.

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