Carnitas Tacos (Michoacán-Style Braised Pork Tacos)

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20Ingredients
370Calories
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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons lard (or canola oil)
  • 3 pounds pork shoulder (skinless, bone-in, cut into 3" pieces, have your butcher do this)
  • kosher salt (to taste)
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 8 cloves garlic (peeled and smashed)
  • 6 jalapeños (canned or jarred whole pickled)
  • 1/3 cup pickling liquid (jalapeño, from above)
  • 1 white onion (large, roughly chopped)
  • 2 limes (juiced)
  • 2 oranges (juiced)
  • 6 tomatillos (husked and cored)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 plum tomatoes (cored)
  • 1 jalapeño (canned or jarred whole pickled, stemmed)
  • 3 tablespoons pickling liquid (jalapeño, from above, plus more for serving)
  • kosher salt (to taste)
  • corn tortillas (warmed, for serving)
  • chopped cilantro
  • radishes
  • orange wedges (for serving)
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NutritionView more

370Calories
Sodium13%DV310mg
Fat25%DV16g
Protein65%DV33g
Carbs8%DV23g
Fiber24%DV6g

PER SERVING *

Calories370Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat16g25%
Saturated Fat5g25%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol105mg35%
Sodium310mg13%
Potassium870mg25%
Protein33g65%
Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate23g8%
Dietary Fiber6g24%
Sugars4g8%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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