Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas Recipe

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Mandy Holmes


After removing from the oven I like to shred the meat and mix it with homemade beans and Spanish rice to make a burrito filling but would also make a good taco filling on it's own

This recipe is off the Farmland Carnitas meat pkg.


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15 Min
2 Hr


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2 tsp
ground black pepper
2 tsp
garlic powder
2 tsp
onion powder
1 1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
ground mexican oregano
1/2 tsp
dried cilantro leaves
1/4 tsp
3 lb
pork picnic shoulder meat

How to Make Pork Carnitas


  • 1Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Combine all seasonings in small bowl; mix well.
  • 2Place meat in 13x9 baking dish and sprinkle meat with seasoning mix on and coat thoroughly
  • 3Cover pan tightly with foil. Bake for 1 1/2 -2 hrs or until very tender. Remove foil and bake an additional 15-20 min until meat is crisp on outside. Shred or slice meat to your liking

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About Pork Carnitas

Course/Dish: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtag: #food

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