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    Pork Carnitas With Caramelized Onions and Chipotle

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    2 hrs 15 mins

    15 mins

    2 hrs

    kitchenslave03's Note:

    From Cooking Light. Serve with jicama, roasted red peppers and avacado wrapped in soft corn or flour tortillas-or spoon over rice.

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    1. 1
      Combine 1st 4 ingredients in a large zip-top plastic bag; seal and shake to coat. Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight.
    2. 2
      Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over med-high. Remove pork from bag. Add pork to pan; cook 10 min, browning on all sides. Remove from pan.
    3. 3
      Coat pan with cooking spray. Add onion and garlic; saute 5 min or til lightly browned. Stir in salt, cumin, and chile. Return pork to pan and add broth. Bring to a simmer; cover. Cook 2 hours or til very tender. Remove from heat and discard bay leaves. Stir in cilantro and juice.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 30, 2010


      I cannot believe I haven't reviewed this recipe before. It is delicious! If you like carnitas, this is definitely the one for you. I lived in Southern California for over 30 years and I know authentic Mexican food; this is the real deal.

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    Nutritional Facts for Pork Carnitas With Caramelized Onions and Chipotle

    Serving Size: 1 (207 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 303.9
    Calories from Fat 180
    Total Fat 20.0 g
    Saturated Fat 6.5 g
    Cholesterol 80.5 mg
    Sodium 482.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 8.4 g
    Dietary Fiber 1.2 g
    Sugars 2.8 g
    Protein 22.2 g

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