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Recipe of Creative Pork Carnitas for List of Food

Written by Florence Clark Aug 12, 2021 · 3 min read
Recipe of Creative Pork Carnitas for List of Food

Recipe of Creative Pork Carnitas for List of Food

Pork Carnitas

Hey everyone, it is me, Dave, welcome to my recipe site. Today, we’re going to prepare a distinctive dish, pork carnitas. It is one of my favorites food recipes. For mine, I’m gonna make it a little bit unique. This is gonna smell and look delicious.

Pork Carnitas is one of the most well liked of recent trending foods on earth. It’s appreciated by millions every day. It is simple, it is fast, it tastes yummy. Pork Carnitas is something which I’ve loved my entire life. They are fine and they look fantastic.

To get started with this particular recipe, we must first prepare a few ingredients. You can cook pork carnitas using 12 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Pork Carnitas:
  1. Make ready 2 pounds trimmed pork butt into 1 inch thick slices it is about 4-5 large slices (all slices should be even)
  2. Take 2 teaspoons salt
  3. Prepare 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  4. Make ready 3 tablespoons sugar
  5. Take 11/2 teaspoons dried oregano
  6. Make ready 11/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  7. Get 1 large white onion, cut into wedges
  8. Make ready 1 head garlic, smashed peeled and roughly chopped
  9. Get 2 limes, juiced
  10. Prepare 1 cup orange juice
  11. Make ready 1 cup chicken stock
  12. Take 1 bay leaves
Instructions to make Pork Carnitas:
  1. Mix the dry seasoning together then coat the 1 inch thick slices of pork.
  2. Mix together the lime juice, orange juice, chicken stock and pour over the pork. Let sit for 20 minutes.
  3. In a baking pan or Dutch oven add the onion, garlic and bay leaf, on the bottom and place the pork and pour liquid over on top.
  4. Cover and cook in a 350 degree oven for 2 hours or (until the meat falls apart).
  5. Remove pork and shred with two forks (DO NOT DISCARD THE LIQUID!)
  6. Strain and save the liquid. (Note the onions and the garlic did taste good and you may want to eat them??)
  7. TO CRISP ON STOVE: - Heat about 1 tablespoon of oil in a nonstick pan or cast iron skillet over high heat. When pan is hot, add pork and sear until just beginning to crisp. Pour over about 1/2 cup of left over liquid, and continue cooking until the juices begin to reduce down and the meat is nice and crispy.
  8. TO SERVE: - 1. Season with a little extra salt and pepper if desired. Pour over more of the juices once the meat has crisped for added flavor, just before serving! Serve in Tacos, Burritos, or in a salad!

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