Ernesto's Mexican Food Carnitas

Recipe by MarraMamba
READY IN: 4hrs 10mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oil to medium temperature. Place all ingredients in oil except sugar. Cook on medium temperature for 2 1/2 to 3 1/2 hours.
  • Take sugar and caramelize in small pan over medium heat almost to burn.
  • Turn meat mixture heat to high and add caramelized sugar, stir and cook for an additional 15 minutes.
  • Drain meat thoroughly.
  • Serve with pico de gallo salsa, fresh homemade tortillas, frijoles and margaritas.
  • Source: Luis Sanchez, Ernesto's Mexican Food, Sacramento, California.