Crockpot Carnitas

  • 3 pounds boneless pork rib ends or other cubed boneless pork roast
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • Juice from one lime
  • 1 cup salsa -- choose your favorite variety
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1-2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tablespoons brown sugar

Remove excess fat from the pork. No need to remove all of the the fat - just the really big pieces. Sprinkle all over with salt and pepper.

Place all of the ingredients in the crockpot and cook on low for about 6 hours, or until pork is very tender and can be pulled apart easily with a fork.

Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Preheat the broiler.

Shred the pork, and place in on the baking sheet. Pour the sauce from the crockpot over the pork and mix gently.

Broil the meat, turning once, until brown and caramelized around the edges, or desired amount.

Serve warm with rice, beans, and tortillas. Great condiments include sliced avocado, salsa, sour cream, and easy pickled red onions.

  • Yields: About 3 cups pulled pork
  • Preparation Time: About 6 hours
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