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How to Make Popular Super Tender Carnitas for Vegetarian Food

Written by Clyde Marshall Dec 18, 2021 · 3 min read
How to Make Popular Super Tender Carnitas for Vegetarian Food

How to Make Popular Super Tender Carnitas for Vegetarian Food

Super Tender Carnitas

Hey everyone, hope you are having an incredible day today. Today, I will show you a way to prepare a special dish, super tender carnitas. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I’m gonna make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Super Tender Carnitas is one of the most well liked of recent trending meals in the world. It is simple, it is quick, it tastes yummy. It’s enjoyed by millions every day. Super Tender Carnitas is something which I’ve loved my entire life. They’re fine and they look wonderful.

To begin with this particular recipe, we have to first prepare a few components. You can have super tender carnitas using 10 ingredients and 5 steps. Here is how you cook that.

The ingredients needed to make Super Tender Carnitas:
  1. Get 3.5 pounds pork shoulder, cut into 1.5"chunks
  2. Get 2 teaspoons salt to start
  3. Get 1 onion, peeled and sliced into 1/2" strips
  4. Prepare 6 cloves garlic, peeled and smashed
  5. Make ready optional: 1 teaspoon cumin, 1 Tablespoon dried oregano
  6. Get 1 large orange
  7. Get 1 large lime
  8. Prepare 2 bay leaves
  9. Take 1.5 cups water
  10. Prepare 1 Tablespoon distilled white or apple cider vinegar (makes it extra tender)
Instructions to make Super Tender Carnitas:
  1. Cut your pork into roughly 1.5" chunks and season with the salt. Then, in a large pot preheated to medium high with about a teaspoon of oil, sear on two sides in 2 or 3 equal batches for about 3 minutes per side, until they have a good brown crust on them.
  2. Throw all the seared carnitas back into the pot and add onion, garlic, bay leaves (and optional cumin and oregano) into the pot and mix, letting the onions saute until they start to turn translucent. (A minute or two.)
  3. Squeeze all the juice from the orange and lime into the pot then add the water and vinegar.
  4. Bring to a boil, covered, for a minute or so. Once it's been boiling for a minute, turn the heat down to medium low and simmer, completely covered, for 45 to 60 minutes, stirring occasionally. (Maybe every 15 minutes or so.) - - Check the seasoning at this point - you might like more salt or a little more acid from the citrus. - - Then simmer for another 15 minutes with the lid askew.
  5. Your carnitas should be moist, delicious, and fork tender by this point. Enjoy!

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