Crock Pot Carnitas

Crock Pot Carnitas Recipe

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What a tasty way to cross the border and not leave your house! Add fresh veggies and sour cream to the tortilla and then add the meat. Yum!


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20 Min
9 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 4 lb
    boneless pork shoulder roast
  • 2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
    garlic powder
  • 2 tsp
    ground cumin
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 2 small
    bay leaves
  • 1 can(s)
    chicken broth
  • 1 bag(s)
    tortillas (flour)

How to Make Crock Pot Carnitas


  1. Place bay leaves in the bottom of the crock pot. Mix all spices together. Coat one side of roast with spices & place on top of leaves & sprinkle the rest of the spices on roast. Pour broth around the sides of the roast, careful not to wash off spices. Cover and cook on low for 9 hours. Remove and shred with a fork. Use liquid as needed to moisten meat. Fill tortillas with whatever fixings you like.

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About Crock Pot Carnitas

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican

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