10Ingredients
620Calories
85Minutes

Ingredients

  • 4 pounds boneless pork shoulder (or butt roast, fat trimmed slightly and then cut into large 2" cubes)
  • 1 onion (ends cut off, halved and peeled)
  • 1 Orange (medium, or 4 tiny clementines, save the spent halves)
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
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NutritionView more

620Calories
Sodium48%DV1150mg
Fat22%DV14g
Protein206%DV105g
Carbs4%DV11g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories620Calories from Fat130
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat14g22%
Saturated Fat4.5g23%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol270mg90%
Sodium1150mg48%
Potassium1870mg53%
Protein105g206%
Calories from Fat130
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate11g4%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars1g2%
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.

Reviews(5)

Yummly User
Sue M. 29 Apr
This is the best carnitas recipe. I have been trying to find one for years like my fav restaurant, this exceeds
Carrie Hawkins 13 Nov 2017
OMG, so yummy!!! Even my picky 6 year old loved!
Joshua Conner 25 Aug 2017
The carnitas, when finished, were tasty. My only issue was that my 2.5lb pork roast took 3.5 hours to cook. Next time I’ll just start earlier!
Mike 17 Aug 2017
These carnitas are the bomb! Tender, juicy cubes of goodness. They take time but well worth it.
Brandy Moorman 31 Jul 2017
Prefect! I'll be redoing this recipe for sure !