Low-Fat Carnitas

Recipe by Dancer^

serve with low fat spiced black beans

Top Review by pookiebooty2000

My hubby and I are always looking for great recipes for our favorite mexican foods. This one hit the mark!! It was so tasty and so easy to make. I made no changes to the recipe and I don't think there are any that are needed. Loved it!!!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. To a 7- to 8-quart pan, add pork, broth, onion, coriander, cumin, oregano, chilies in sauce, sauce, and bay leaves. Add water to cover the pork.
  2. Cover the pan and bring to a boil on high heat, then reduce heat and simmer until meat pulls apart easily with a fork, 2 to 3 hours.
  3. Strain broth.
  4. Cover pork with enough broth to keep moist and use remaining broth for Spiced Black Beans.
  5. To bake carnitas, pull pork large shreds and place in a shallow baking dish.
  6. Spoon some broth over to keep moist. Broil pork until slightly crisp (watching carefully), turn, moisten if necessary and broil again.
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