Could it be made with a pork lion? After reading a bunch of recipes, I decided to throw in a cup of tequila as a part of the liquid. I liked the other spices and will make again using water and absolutely no cinnamon. Remove to a paper towel line plate and cover with foil to keep warm before moving on to the next batch. Or just follow the instructions as they’re written? Every dish I’ve made of yours has been INCREDIBLE. If any recipe will please the in-laws, THIS is the one. We cooked 9 lbs of pork and had 2 quarts worth of leftovers. Print Recipe 3-Do you broil in batches? So glad I found this recipe!! UPDATE: I tried the recipe again tonight… since the first try (with a pork sirloin roast) turned out so dry–like leather. No muss, no fuss. It is shredded, spread out on a cookie sheet and popped under the broiler for a few minutes. For a party, I’m going to try cooking in the slow cooker the day before, then storing in the fridge and reheating/crisping up in the oven. Can I just squeeze the lime and the  orange throw them peeling and all in the cooker. SAD! The seasoning was really flavorful. I want to throw this in today but wanted to make sure. Published January 8, 2020. I am just trying to figure out how much to make. Pork Carnitas is a delicious, inexpensive recipe. Place the onion evenly on the bottom of the slow cooker. Although if you broil your pork just right, you get juicy but crispy pork which by definition is carnitas. So unbelievable good! Did you forget to start the meat in the morning? You can also make this recipe in the Instant Pot! what is the green that is showing inthe did you add cilantro or something after cooking? My husband once told me that he didn’t like pork in the slow cooker, that beef was okay, but not pork. Thanks. Preheat oven to broil. I’ve never had pork come out so dry in a crock pot before. Or collard greens. It’s still delicious. Trying it this week. Thank you. You could have executed the formidable job and your full neighborhood could be grateful to you personally. So yummy! I only found a 7lb roast but that meant leftovers!! I didn’t do the frying in lard step and they were still amazing. Butcher Box delivers grass-fed beef, pasture-raised and organic chicken, and heritage pork directly to your front door each month. Plus it was very easy to cater to a group of 10 people (even one with celiac’s and two who are lactose intolerant). Follow the conversion tips I share HERE. Well, close…but not quite! We have an exclusive offer for Crumbs readers! What else did you add to the tacos? It was way too much for my own family, but perfect for my night to cook on our family vacation. Going to make it again soon. Update: I also roughly chop up the onions, garlic and jalapeno and mix it into the shredded pork. One of our favorite crock pot meals! We serve it with corn tortillas we charred quickly over the flame, and the “Mexican Street Corn Salad” as topping. This is an awesome recipe! Thank you! Thank you so much! This is one of my favorite recipes! Awesome recipe, my family loved it. I made this today. I will chime in later to leave the rating for taste. They were delicious. Since this piece is so big you may need to flip once or twice. It’s super simple and delicious! I always serve mine with corn tortillas, homemade salsa, and sliced avocado. It was very good! Thank you for this recipe. Tough and flavorful, this economical cut of meat takes especially well to braising on low heat in the slow cooker. I did use sason goya in the dry rub, but then great cooks tweak every recipe. Amazingly tender, wonderful flavor, the orange is they key (I think). Did you use boneless or bone in pork shoulder? Can’t wait to taste it on the carnitas. Place pork, citrus juices, peels and spices in the slow cooker with chicken broth and onion. Happen to have a pork loin in the freezer. Since the pork shoulder is already smoked there is no need to cook it any more. Because the M was not capitalized, it’s racist. When you prepare the 7 lb. Mmm carnitas shredded pork is deeelicious! I’m cooking this recipe now actually. I made them with pork chops, then broiled them instead of frying, and they turned out amazing. Serve with delicious cilantro-lime coleslaw and your meal will be a hit! I love using a slow cooker, since it is much easier and healthier. Didn’t have a pork roast, so I used 1 in thick boneless center cut pork loin chops that I got on a buy-1-get-3 special a couple of months ago and it was perfect!!! Season with salt and pepper. This is delicious! Cut the Orange and Lime in Half and Squeeze the Juice over the meat. Cook time of 45 mins plus pressure build up and release times. When in doubt always buy meat with the bone in. Place the pork roast on top of the onion. They were AMAZING! This looks awesome! I even make apple or peach cobbler in mine. I use a pork shoulder for this recipe. After cooking, what did you do with the quartered onion pieces? I look forward to your posts – the recipes are great! Just wanted to say that I made this for dinner last night. I wanted to ask, does half the meat also mean half the cooking time? This is awesome! I have not tried this with sirloin roast myself so I can’t really say with certainty – please use your best judgment. I skimmed out some of the big chunks of fat, but still left some. Add 1/2 cup liquid to the slow cooker. My 8 year old loves them too! i love carnitas!! But trim the fat if you are going to use a picnic ham. Is this recipe spicy? Cover and keep warm for an additional 30 minutes. The orange sounds like a delicious touch. But if you get a chance to try it, please let me know how it turns out! Brown the pork in small batches. And that included taking pictures of delicious new recipes. I serve it on large buns with a slaw. Rinse and pat-dry a 4 pound pork shoulder roast. The possibilities are endless – and delicious! I cooked the pork on high for 5 hours and it was very dry. Love it!! Thank you for the amazing recipe! What type of onion would you suggest for this recipe? I did season the pork with a tad bit of salt afterwards… but you taste and see how you like it! Two quick questions! My family and I love this recipe. And my picky boys love it! This recipe is amazing! Remove to a paper towel-line plate. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Thank you , I’d just leave it out, but I think you’d miss it. I am planning to make it for a Christmas party for 24 people. We are trying out the Honey Sesame Chicken next. Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas Yield: 8 servingsprep time: 10 minutescook time: 8 hours, 30 minutestotal time: 8 hours, 40 minutesThe easiest carnitas you will ever make in the crockpot, cooked low and slow for the most amazing fall-apart tender goodness! Pork roaat for $10 yesterday so jumped right on it) ☺. This was amazing. The pork may be a bit overcooked if left on high for that long – I would recommend reducing the heat to low. Thank you for sharing this amazing recipe! The carnitas were AMAZING! I keep coming back to this recipe! if (Math.random() > 0.5) { Yum! Love it. But as always, please use your best judgment regarding substitutions and modifications. I’m planning to feed this to my kiddos and they don’t like hot spicy foods. You can certainly try halving the cooking time but without further recipe testing, I am not certain if this time frame is sufficient for a 2 pound pork shoulder. In this Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas recipe, pork shoulder gets rubbed down with an herb and oil mixture, then is cooked low and slow with onions, garlic, jalapeno and fresh orange until falling apart. I have a meal in there now! I will make this next week, thank you for being so great at cooking. It’s hard to say, Briana. Thanks so much and cannot wait to try this! Prep Time Thank you Chungah for another wonderful recipe! Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. ! I need to give them a shot because I think that they would be a huge hit in my house! Best recipe ever!! Thank you so much for the service you are providing and the recipes yum! Put it back in the crock pot with the juice and it was amazing. Thank you so much for sharing. So delicious. Pork is a great meat to add a variety of different flavors to. I never post comments on anything, but I had to. once again THANK YOU!!! Stir to combine and serve. Additionally, the National Institute of Health says that consuming grass-fed and pasture-raised meat is better for human and environmental health. Serve with tortillas and the toppings of your choice, or use in recipes like Pork Carnitas tacos, burritos, soup, and more! What an awesome bark. No modifications needed! Though I found that broiling dried out the meat too much for our taste so the 2nd time we made it, heated a little oil in a large skillet and browned the meat that way. Please understand that it is very difficult to give exact conversion information to translate a slow cooker recipe to the stovetop method without further recipe testing. Topped it off with cilantro, pickled red onions, jalepenos, sour cream and cojita cheese. Served in a warm tortilla with a quick sour cream/mayo/chili powder coleslaw and topped with chalula: truly addicting. I was at the point of giving up and just going back to southern pulled pork, but then I found this great recipe. Once again, thanks for the AWESOME recipe. High quality natural pork is the key, I cooked on low for 8-9 hours on low, used only one large onion sliced 1/4 inch, used juice from only one lime.