Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas
Makes 10
Prep 15 m
Slow Cook 3 hours on HIGH or 6 hours on LOW



  1. 1 of 3 Combine pork, garlic, 1/3 cup cilantro leaves, onion, oregano, orange zest, salt and red pepper flakes in slow cooker bowl and pour broth over top so pork is mostly submerged. Cover and cook on HIGH for 3 hours or LOW for 6 hours or until pork is very tender.
  2. 2 of 3 Remove pork from slow cooker using a slotted spoon and let cool slightly. When cool, shred pork and stir together with 1/4 cup cilantro, lime zest and juice, and 1/2 cup cooking liquid. Serve in warmed tortillas with lettuce, sour cream and salsa, if desired.
  3. 3 of 3
Nutrition Information for Pork Carnitas
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Per Serving: 50 mg chol., 2 g sat. fat, 16 g carb., 6 g Fat, total, 204 kcal cal., 22 g pro., 3 g fiber, 524 mg sodium