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Slow cooker pork carnitas

This is the perfect end of summer slow cooker. Easy to bring in picnics or potlucks and packed full of flavor.

You need

Pork butt shoulder roast (I had a 4.5 olbs one)


Fresh minced garlic (5 cloves)

Fresh cilantro

Olive oil

Smoked paprika

Dried oregano

Chili powder


Garlic powder

Orang juice

Lime juice

OK guys this is actually super quick and easy looks like a lot of ingredients but you only need a little of each!

First you want to take out your pork roast salt pepper and olive oil both sides and Rub into meat.

Take one cup orange juice

1/4 cup olive oil

4 cloves minced garlic

3 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 tablespoon cumin

1 tablespoon smoked Paprika

1 tablespoon garlic powder

half a lime juiced

stir together in bowl

Take fork and poke holes into roast slowly add the liquid and massage into meat

Cook on high For 4 hours in crock pot if liquid is running low add 1/2 cup to 1 cup chicken stock. Then remove bones and fat and pull apart. Cook another 1-2 hours or until meat is super soft and fallen apart. Enjoy

To use on tacos:

Add to tortilla

Fresh red onion chopped

Fresh cilantro

Mexican crumble cheese (I’ll get the name lol)

Fresh tomatoes

Hot sauce or salsa for extra flavor ?

Also corn tortillas are the best just add a little olive oil to pan and brown each side of corn tortilla! You’ll never want to have another taco any other way! Enjoy!

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