Easy Carnitas Recipe (Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork)

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Pork Carnitas are that elusive combination of juicy and crispy with perfect seasoning – and this Carnitas recipe requires just 5 minutes prep!

Ingredients

  • 2 kg / 4 lb pork shoulder (pork butt) , skinless, boneless (5lb/2.5kg bone in) (Note 1)
  • 2 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 1 jalapeno , deseeded, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 cup juice from orange (2 oranges)

RUB

  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

 

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NUTRITION INFORMATION:

Serving205g | Calories578kcal (29%) | Carbohydrates1.7g (1%) | Protein45g (90%) | Fat42g (65%) | Saturated Fat15g (94%) | Polyunsaturated Fat4.1g | Monounsaturated Fat19g | Cholesterol173mg (58%) | Sodium616mg (27%) | Potassium664mg (19%) | Sugar0.5g (1%) | Vitamin A40IU (1%) | Vitamin C4.3mg (5%) | Calcium60mg (6%) | Iron2.9mg (16%)
 
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Easy Carnitas Recipe (Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork)

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