Pork Carnitas

READY IN: 2hrs 15mins
Recipe by cookiedog

This requires very little prep. time and is a favorite of those who try it! Has a hint of orange flavor.Serve with salsa, sour cream, and guacamole. From a grocery story circular.

Top Review by rosslare

We really liked this. Added 2 chicken stock cubes. Served with tortillas, sour cream and salsa verde.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Trim fat from pork and cut into cubes.
  2. Heat oil in a large pot and add pork, garlic and onion. Cook over high heat for 5 to 10 minutes to brown pork.
  3. Add orange, lime, brown sugar, chili powder, salt, pepper and water to pot; stir and bring to a a boil.
  4. Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours or until pork is tender.
  5. Remove cover and cook over medium heat for 10 to 15 minutes or until liquid has cooked off.
  6. Press with the back of a spoon to break up meat and spoon into warmed flour or corn tortillas.

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