Crockpot Carnitas

1
Michelle E Duren

By
@Pikesterone

This recipe is so easy, simple and delicious!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
5-6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
6 Hr

Ingredients

  • 2-4 lb
    pork shoulder roast
  • 4 clove
    garlic, peeled and each clove cut into 4 peices
  • 1
    fresh jalapeno pepper
  • 1 bunch
    fresh cilantro (chop half of bunch)
  • 1 can(s)
    beer (12 ounces)
  • 1 pkg
    corn or flour tortillas

How to Make Crockpot Carnitas

Step-by-Step

  1. With a knife, cut several small slits in the roast and insert the garlic.
  2. Place roast in crockpot with whole jalapeno pepper and half of the cilantro, which has been chopped.
  3. Season to taste and pour in beer.
  4. Cook on low: 9-11 hours, or high: 4-6 hours, until fork tender.
  5. Remove meat and shred.
  6. Serve with warm tortillas and your choice of garnishes*.
  7. *Suggested garnishes: Diced tomatoes, onions, sliced olives, shredded lettuce, sour cream, cheese, salsa, avacados or guacamole, and cilantro.
  8. Side dish....beans and spanish rice!

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About Crockpot Carnitas

Course/Dish: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican




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