Carnittas Recipe

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Sherry Wright


From Los Taquitos, in Pheonix AZ


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2 Hr 30 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • ·
    pork butt - (shoulder)
  • 2
    cinnamon sticks
  • 1
    head of garlic (cut the ends off)
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • 1 1/2 c
    condensed milk
  • 1 1/2 c

How to Make Carnittas


  1. Trim some of the fat cap off of the pork shoulder, (not much though)
  2. Cut into sizable chunks just to fit into your pot. Leave the bone in.
  3. Cut some slices in the meat before placing in the pot.
  4. Add cinnamon sticks, garlic, salt, condensed milk, cola, water (enough to cover)
  5. Cover cook for two hours, till falling off bone.
  6. Shredd meat off bone.
  7. Fry the meat, put into small warm corn tortillas, add toppings of choice. (Cilantro, red onion, taco sauce are the recomendations)

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About Carnittas

Course/Dish: Pork, Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican

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