"Shredded Pork Carnitas"

Bill Wentz


What an AWESOME blend of Spice and shredded slow cooked Boston Butt, served in warm tortillas...delicious!!!!

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15 Min
6 Hr


3 1/2 lb
pork butt
3 c
chicken broth (warmed up)
2 Tbsp
garlic powder
2 Tbsp
onion powder
2 Tbsp
ground cumin
2 Tbsp
chili powder
2 tsp
1 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
2 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
1 medium
fresh lime (sliced)
1 small
can of chopped green chili


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1Add 3 cups warmed chicken broth to your crockpot. Add all spices into the broth and mix well, add your Pork

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2Add lime juice 2 tbs over top of the pork, replace lid and cook on high for 4-6 hrs.

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3At the 6 hour mark remove the Pork from the cooker and let rest in a large dish, after 15 minutes take two forks and shred the meat it will be TENDER.

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4Transfer the broth from the slow cooker into a large covered pan heat over med heat until simmering, add your shredded pork and can of chopped chili's cover and simmer 45 minutes.

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5Remove from heat and serve in warm tortillas or stuffed in taco shells with fresh squeezed lime over the top, either way it will be a big hit!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork