Pork Carnitas (Crockpot) Recipe from Darcy Walker

By |2018-05-31T06:27:58+00:00February 13th, 2018|0 Comments

AuthorRita's KitchenCategoryCuisineCooking MethodDifficultyBeginner

Yields34 Servings
Prep Time15 minsCook Time8 hrsTotal Time8 hrs 15 mins

 3-4 lb. pork tenderloins cubed
 4 cloves garlic, chopped
 2 tsp olive oil
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper
 2 tsp cumin
 ½ cup orange juice (no pulp)
 1 ½ cups cilantro, snipped
 2 cans mild rotel (hotter if you prefer)
 ¼ cup chicken broth
 ¼ cup beer
 Fresh corn or flour tortillas
 Optional toppings: fresh cilantro, sliced avocado, tomato, lettuce, shredded cheese, onion

1

Place pork in crockpot.

2

Sprinkle with garlic, oil, salt, pepper and cumin.

3

Top with cilantro, rotel tomatoes, broth, beer and orange juice.

4

Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours.

5

Shred pork with two forks and continue to cook until heated through.

6

Serve on a tortilla with all the fixings.

7

(Another option to cook: place all ingredients into the instant pot and cook for ½ hour, shred if tender, otherwise, cook for additional time.)

Ingredients

 3-4 lb. pork tenderloins cubed
 4 cloves garlic, chopped
 2 tsp olive oil
 1 tsp salt
 ½ tsp pepper
 2 tsp cumin
 ½ cup orange juice (no pulp)
 1 ½ cups cilantro, snipped
 2 cans mild rotel (hotter if you prefer)
 ¼ cup chicken broth
 ¼ cup beer
 Fresh corn or flour tortillas
 Optional toppings: fresh cilantro, sliced avocado, tomato, lettuce, shredded cheese, onion

Directions

1

Place pork in crockpot.

2

Sprinkle with garlic, oil, salt, pepper and cumin.

3

Top with cilantro, rotel tomatoes, broth, beer and orange juice.

4

Cover and cook on low 6-8 hours.

5

Shred pork with two forks and continue to cook until heated through.

6

Serve on a tortilla with all the fixings.

7

(Another option to cook: place all ingredients into the instant pot and cook for ½ hour, shred if tender, otherwise, cook for additional time.)

Pork Carnitas (Crockpot) Recipe from Darcy Walker

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