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Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Oh. My. Goodness. These slow cooker pork carnitas are AMAZING! Juicy, packed with flavor, and so easy to put together!
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings: 8
Author: Lauren Greutman

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lb pork roast shoulder, butt or loin
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 5 cloves garlic minced or pressed
  • 1 onion diced
  • juice from one lime
  • 1/2 cup orange juice or 2 Tbsp orange juice concentrate + 3/8 cup water

Instructions

  • Place all ingredients in the slow cooker.
  • Cook on low for 8-10 hours.
  • Pull pork apart, removing any excess fat.
  • Serve either as a rice bowl or in tortillas, and top with cilantro and sour cream.