Chipotle's Carnitas (Pulled Pork)
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- 3 lb
- boneless butt pork roast
- 3 Tbsp
- oil (canola, olive or vegetable)
- 3 - 4
- bay leaves
- 1-2 Tbsp
- juniper berries
- 1 sprig(s)
- fresh thyme (or 1/2 teaspoon of dried thyme)
1Season pork well on all sides with salt and pepper.
2Heat oil in a large skillet.
3Sear pork in hot oil on all sides, approximately 3 minutes per side or until dark golden brown.
4Place the roast in a crock pot and add bay leaves, thyme and juniper berries.
5Cover and cook on low until meat is tender and shreds easily. Time will vary depending on how large your cut of meat is. We usually have a 3-4 pound roast and it takes @ 6 - 7 hours. You can start it on high for 2 hours and turn it down as well.