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

  • 1With a knife, cut several small slits in the roast and insert the garlic.
  • 2Place roast in crockpot with whole jalapeno pepper and half of the cilantro, which has been chopped.
  • 3Season to taste and pour in beer.
  • 4Cook on low: 9-11 hours, or high: 4-6 hours, until fork tender.
  • 5Remove meat and shred.
  • 6Serve 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.
  • 8Side dish....beans and spanish rice!

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About Crockpot Carnitas

Course/Dish: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican