crock pot pork carnitas

With just 4 ingredients and a handful of seasonings . . . this Easy Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas recipe is as simple as promised!

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What you need for crock pot pork carnitas

Pork Shoulder Roast Onion Jalapeno Peppers Oranges Cumin Chile Powder







Make the dry rub by combining all of the ingredients and mixing to combine.


Place the chopped onion and whole jalapeno peppers in the bottom of the crock pot. Squeeze the juice from oranges and place the rinds with the onions and peppers.


Coat the roast on all sides with the seasoning mixture and pat it in. Place the roast in the crock pot on top of the onions and peppers. Pour the orange juice over the roast.


Cook on low for 7-9 hours. Remove the pork roast and shred it with a fork, removing any fatty areas.


Preheat oven to 425˚F. Place shredded pork in a thin layer on a large baking sheet. Bake for 6-10 minutes or until the pork edges are crispy to your liking.


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