Slo-cooked Carnitas

Slo-cooked Carnitas Recipe

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Janice Splaha


My family loves this recipe. It's so easy I make it as often as they request.


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15 Min
8 Hr
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


  • 3-4 lb
    boneless pork roast
  • 3 clove
  • 2 tsp
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 1 bunch
    green onions, sliced
  • 1 1/2 c
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    chicken broth
  • 2 can(s)
    4 ounces each, chopped green chilies
  • 12
    8 inch tortillas
  • ·
    chopped tomatoes, sour cream, shredded lettuce

How to Make Slo-cooked Carnitas


  1. Cut pork roast in half. Place in crock-pot. Sprinkle garlic, oil, salt and pepper over meat.
  2. Add sliced green onions, chopped cilantro, chicken broth and chopped chilies.
  3. Cover, cook on low 6 to 8 hours, remove pork from crock-pot, cool then using 2 forks, shred the pork. Return pork to crock-pot to re-heat.
  4. Spoon onto tortillas and top with desired toppings (chopped tomato, sour cream, shredded lettuce)

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About Slo-cooked Carnitas

Course/Dish: Tacos & Burritos
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Mexican

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