Slow Cooker Carnitas

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Slow Cooker Carnitas
Instructions
  1. Diced the onion. Peel the garlic cloves and minced.
  2. In a small bowl, mixed the seasonings together. Cut the meat into fourths and sprinkle the seasonings on the meat. Put the meat at the bottom of the slow cooker.
  3. Put the diced onion, minced garlic cloves, and cinnamon sticks in the slow cooker. Cut the oranges in half and squeeze the juice over the meat.
  4. Cook it on slow for 5-6 hours or until the meat is tender and falls apart. Enjoy!
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Slow cooker carnitas are delicious! The recipe calls for orange juice and cinnamon sticks. I thought it was a weird combination, but don’t be scare. It’s not sweet, but taste amazing and very flavorful.

By slow cooking the meat, it makes the meat more juicy and tender. Not to mention that it makes my house smells good as well. If there are extra or leftovers, you can store it in the freezer for another meal.

Ingredients:
  • 3 lb Pork Butt Roast or Pork Shoulder
  • 1 Yellow Onion
  • 2 Oranges
  • 4 Garlic Cloves, minced
  • 2 Cinnamon Sticks
  • 1/2 tbsp Oregano
  • 1/2 tbsp Cumin
  • 1/2 tsp Chipotle Pepper Powder
  • Salt, to taste
  • Black pepper, to taste
Directions:

Diced the onion. Peel the garlic cloves and minced.

In a small bowl, mixed the seasonings together. Cut the meat into fourths and sprinkle the seasonings on the meat. Put the meat at the bottom of the slow cooker.

Put the diced onion, minced garlic cloves, and cinnamon sticks in the slow cooker. Cut the oranges in half and squeeze the juice over the meat.

Slow Cooker Carnitas

Cook it on slow for 5-6 hours or until the meat is tender and falls apart.

Slow Cooker Carnitas

Enjoy!