Slow-Cooked Carnitas

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  • 1 boneless pork shoulder 3-4 lbs
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 teaspoon(s) olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt and pepper
  • 1 bunch(es) green onions
  • 1 1//2 cup(s) minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup(s) salsa
  • 1/2 cup(s) chicken broth
  • 1/2 cup(s) tequila or chicken broth
  • 2 can(s) 4 oz. choopped green chilies


  1. Place pork in slow cooker. Sprinkle with garlic, oil, salt and pepper. Add the onions, cilantro, salsa, broth, tequila and chilies. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until meat is tender.

  2. Remove meat and shred. Return to slow cooker and heat through. Spoon onto tortillas, shells, etc.
June 2012

This recipe is a personal recipe added by LynnieM and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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