"Shredded Pork Carnitas"

Bill Wentz


What an AWESOME blend of Spice and shredded slow cooked Boston Butt, served in warm tortillas...delicious!!!!

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15 Min
6 Hr


3 1/2 lb
pork butt
3 c
chicken broth (warmed up)
2 Tbsp
garlic powder
2 Tbsp
onion powder
2 Tbsp
ground cumin
2 Tbsp
chili powder
2 tsp
1 tsp
black pepper
1/2 tsp
2 Tbsp
fresh lime juice
1 medium
fresh lime (sliced)
1 small
can of chopped green chili


1Add 3 cups warmed chicken broth to your crockpot. Add all spices into the broth and mix well, add your Pork
2Add lime juice 2 tbs over top of the pork, replace lid and cook on high for 4-6 hrs.
3At the 6 hour mark remove the Pork from the cooker and let rest in a large dish, after 15 minutes take two forks and shred the meat it will be TENDER.
4Transfer the broth from the slow cooker into a large covered pan heat over med heat until simmering, add your shredded pork and can of chopped chili's cover and simmer 45 minutes.
5Remove from heat and serve in warm tortillas or stuffed in taco shells with fresh squeezed lime over the top, either way it will be a big hit!!!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork