Crockpot Carnitas

Easiest Way to Prepare Yummy Crockpot Carnitas

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Crockpot Carnitas.

You can cook Crockpot Carnitas using 10 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Crockpot Carnitas

  1. It’s 3 lbs of pork (butt or shoulder) cut into one inch pieces.
  2. It’s 1 of sweet onion, diced.
  3. You need 3-4 cloves of garlic.
  4. Prepare 2 of cinnamon sticks.
  5. It’s 1/2 T of cumin.
  6. Prepare 1/2 T of oregano.
  7. It’s 1/2 t of chipotle chili powder.
  8. You need 1/2 t of salt.
  9. You need 1/4 t of pepper.
  10. Prepare 1 of large orange (zest and juice).

Crockpot Carnitas instructions

  1. Place diced onion, garlic and cinnamon sticks in bottom of slow cooker..
  2. Mix oregano, cumin, salt, chipotle powder, and pepper in a small bowl..
  3. Pour powder mixture over cubes pork and stir to coat all pieces evenly..
  4. Dump pork over top of onions in crock pot..
  5. Zest some of the orange over top of pork..
  6. Cook on low for 6-8 hours..
  7. Remove cinnamon sticks, squeeze orange juice over pork and stir..
  8. Serve alone, as a burrito or taco filling, over rice, etc..
  9. (If you want it a little crispier, you can spread meat out on a jelly roll pan and broil for a few min.).

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