Pork Carnitas Recipe – How To Make Pork Carnitas – Pork Carnitas Tacos

Prep: 10 mins – Cook: 6 Hours – Total: 6 Hours

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds pork butt, or pork shoulder
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp paprika
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tbsp orange juice
  • 1 chopped jalapeño, optional

Directions

  1. This is the slow cooker pork carnitas version. For an Instant Pot, see above.
  2. First, pat pork dry with paper towels. Combine spices in a small bowl. Rub spice mix all over pork.
  3. Add pork and remaining ingredients to a slow cooker. Cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours.
  4. Once pork is tender, discard all but 1/2 cup of the liquid. Shred pork with two forks. Discard bone(s).
  5. Optional but highly recommended: preheat oven to broil. Add shredded pork and about 1/2 cup of the liquid to a baking sheet. Broil for 4 to 5 minutes. Watch closely to prevent burning.
  6. Remove from oven and serve.

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