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Low and Slow Crockpot Carnitas
Low and Slow Crockpot Carnitas

image (10)If you’re a busy parent like me, you appreciate meals that are simple to throw together and taste delicious too! Well, folks, that’s what you’re going to get with these Slow Cooker Carnitas.

Pair this succulent meat with rice, tortillas, or whatever you please. So much flavor exudes this dish, it’s hard to believe you pulled it out of a crockpot!

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

1 T chili powder

2 t ground cumin

2 t dried oregano

2 t salt

1 t ground black pepper

4 lb pork shoulder

4 cloves garlic, peeled

2 onions quartered

2 oranges, juiced

2 limes, juiced

Instructions:

In a small bowl, whisk together chili powder, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper. Use this mixture to rub on pork loin thoroughly on all sides. Place garlic, onions, orange juice, lime juice, and seasoned pork loin into slow cooker. Cover and cook on low setting for 8 hours. Remove the pork from the slow cooker, shred with forks and return to the slow cooker. Season with more salt and pepper to taste and cook for another half hour, covered.



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