Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Pork
Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
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Ingredients

  • 4 pounds pork shoulder roast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 2 orange
  • 1 cup onions (diced)
  • 2 tablespoons garlic (minced)
  • 1 can diced green chilies
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • tortillas (Small, optional)
  • cilantro (optional)
  • salsa (optional)

Directions

  1. 1Pat your pork roast dry with paper towels.
  2. 2 Rub olive oil all over pork. Then coat pork roast with salt, pepper, cumin and oregano.
  3. 3 Place pork roast in slow cooker. Pour orange juice over the top of roast. Spread onions, garlic and green chiles over the top of the roast. Cover slow cooker and cook on low for 7 to 8 hours, or high for 5 to 6 hours.
  4. 4 Remove pork from slow cooker and shred with 2 forks, removing and discarding big pieces of fat.
  5. 5 In a large sauté pan, heat your vegetable oil over medium high heat. Add your shredded pork and cook until the bottoms of your pork and nice and crispy. Serve immediately on its own or on a tortilla topped with cilantro and salsa.
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NutritionView more

140Calories
Sodium21%DV510mg
Fat9%DV6g
Protein4%DV2g
Carbs7%DV21g
Fiber20%DV5g

PER SERVING *

Calories140Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat6g9%
Saturated Fat0.5g3%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol
Sodium510mg21%
Potassium260mg7%
Protein2g4%
Calories from Fat50
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate21g7%
Dietary Fiber5g20%
Sugars2g4%
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.