Easy Carnitas (Pulled Pork)

READY IN: 1hr 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1 12 - 2
    lbs boneless pork (butt, roast or pork for carnitas (cut into 1 1/2-2 in cubed chunks )
  • 14
    cup orange peel
  • 12
    cup sliced white onion
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons cumin powder
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375. In a bowl, mix pork, orange zest/peel, cumin (to your taste), and salt to taste. Place seasoned pork in large rectangular baking pan and top with onions.
  • Bake covered with aluminium paper for about 1 hr 45 minutes. During the cooking time, about every 30 mins or so, check on the pork and turn to prevent the pork from burning. To creat a crispy texture to pork, bake in oven 15 min more UNCOVERED and turn once so that all sides get crispy texture.
  • Shred and serve with warm tortillas.
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