Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Community Recipe from

Recipe Time

Prep Time:
Cook Time:


Ingredients

  • 3 pound(s) boneless pork shoulder , trimmed
  • 10 clove(s) garlic sliced
  • 2 teaspoon(s) ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon(s) dried oregano
  • 3/4 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) ground black pepper
  • 3/4 cup(s) orange juice
  • 2 tablespoon(s) fresh lime juice
  • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce drained,chopped
  • 20 6 inch flour or corn tortillas
  • 2/3 cup(s) onion chopped
  • 2/3 bottled salsa
  • 2/3 cup(s) fresh cilantro chopped
  • 10 lime wedges

Preparation

  1. 1. Make 1/2 inch deep slits on outside of roast, stuff with garlic. Combine cumin and next 3 ingredients in a small bowl. Place roast in a 3 1/2 qt slow cooker. Sprinkle pork on all sides with spice mixture.
  2. 2. Combine juices and chipotle chiles. Pour juice over pork. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or until pork is tender.
  3. 3. Remove pork from slow cooker, shred meat with 2 forks. Skim fat from cooking liquid. Combine shredded pork and 1/2 cup cooking liquid in a medium bowl; toss well.
  4. 4. Warm tortillas according to package directions.
  5. 5. Spoon 1 1/2 ounces pork mixture onto each tortilla; top with onion, salsa and cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.
September 2013

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

My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas Recipe at a Glance

More Recipes for Main Dishes

advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy