Tacos Carnitas.

You can cook Tacos Carnitas using 14 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Tacos Carnitas

  1. Prepare 4-5 lbs of pork butt or shoulder.
  2. Prepare 3 tsp of salt.
  3. Prepare 1 tsp of black pepper.
  4. Prepare 1 tbsp of dried oregano.
  5. Prepare 1 tbsp of ground cumin.
  6. Prepare 1 tbsp of garlic powder (or 8 gloves smashed).
  7. Prepare 2 tbsp of lime juice (or two limes juiced).
  8. You need 1 of large white onion cut into circles about half a pinkies width.
  9. Prepare 1/2 cup of orange juice.
  10. You need 3/4 cup of coke.
  11. You need of Toppings of Carnitas/tortilla.
  12. It’s 2 stalks of cilantro cut up finely.
  13. It’s 1 of large white onion diced.
  14. It’s of White or yellow corn tortillas.

Tacos Carnitas step by step

  1. In slower cooker add pork (it may help if you cut it into 6 or so big chunks.
  2. Add the salt, pepper, oregano, cumin, garlic, onions, lime juice, orange juice, and coke into slow cooker.
  3. Cover on high heat for 6-8 hours (Until meat falls apart).
  4. Remove pork and shred with two forks. (Do not discard the juice).
  5. (Optional) transfer the pulled pork to a baking sheet LINED WITH FOIL. Use a bbq spread brush spread some of the juice from crock pot over the meat. Put on broil till a desired Crispyness. THEN Put meat back into slow cooker to sit in the juices and be served from the pot..
  6. On a frying pan on medium heat put on corn tortillas..
  7. They should not quite be browned but right before that. Make sure you flip and do both sides. (Should be served soft and warm).
  8. Assemble tacos with the meat, some of the diced white onion, and sprinkle on some cilantro.
  9. I love the Herdez mild guacamole salsa on top too! Also if you have a few fresh limes cut into wedges to squeeze on top! That’s the best!.

Published by Anya Gerry

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