Mexican Pulled Pork Carnitas Recipe

Mexican Pulled Pork Carnitas Recipe

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It’s holiday season, and that means it’s a busy time for all of us juggling work, buying Christmas presents and taking care of our family. During this season I have to step up my game and fully make use of my time management skills. I want my family to come home to a delicious warm meal, so that means it’s the best time to whip up my crockpot recipes. I super love this Mexican Pulled Pork Carnitas Recipe. Not only is it pack with flavor but it’s also super easy to make making it the best carnitas recipe ever!

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Ingredients of Mexican pulled pork carnitas recipe

For Pork Carnitas
2½ lbs pork shoulder
1 tbsp lime juice
2 tsp coarse sea salt
2 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp onion powder
½ tsp ground black pepper

Toppings
Corn tortillas
Avocado slices
Cilantro, roughly chopped
Red onion, diced
Lime slices
Mexican shredded cheese for the non-dairy free

Directions:

Place pork in slow cooker.
Combine all other ingredients in slow cooker.
Cook in the slow cooker for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low.
Pull apart with a fork.
Serve on warm corn tortillas and top with onions, cilantro, avocado slices and squeeze some lime juice.

Pork Carnitas Recipe

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Mexican Pulled Pork Carnitas Recipe
 
Ingredients
  • For Pork Carnitas
  • 2½ lbs pork shoulder
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 2 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • Toppings
  • Corn tortillas
  • Avocado slices
  • Cilantro, roughly chopped
  • Red onion, diced
  • Lime slices
  • mexican shredded cheese for the non-dairy free
Instructions
  1. Place pork in slow cooker.
  2. Combine all other ingredients in slow cooker.
  3. Cook in the slow cooker for 4 hours on high or 8 hours on low.
  4. Pull apart with a fork.
  5. Serve on warm corn tortillas and top with onions, cilantro, avocado slices and squeeze some lime juice.
 

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