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New Way to Make Tasty Tacos Carnitas

Tacos Carnitas. Carnitas, literally meaning "little meats", is a dish of Mexican cuisine that originated in the state of Michoacán. Carnitas are made by braising or simmering pork in oil or preferably lard until tender. The process takes three to four hours, and the result is very tender and juicy meat.

Tacos Carnitas Remove bay leaves and cinnamon stick. Spoon a few tablespoons of carnitas onto each tortilla. Test cook Christie Morrison and host Julia Collin Davison make mouthwatering Pork Carnitas.

About Tacos

Tacos are a typical Mexican food consisting of rolls or folds of tortilla filled with various dishes inside. One version of the taco is found in the Tex-Mex specialty, namely the Breakfast Taco, which consists of an omelet and a combination of potatoes, sausage and/or bacon (bacon). This one food is so famous in the United States, and is a snack that is loved by all people. In 2018, Americans ate more than 4.5 billion tacos. Whereas, prior to the 1950s, tacos didn't really exist in the US.

Tacos Carnitas

You can cooking Tacos Carnitas using 14 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Tacos Carnitas

  1. Prepare 4-5 lbs of pork butt or shoulder.
  2. Prepare 3 tsp of salt.
  3. Prepare 1 tsp of black pepper.
  4. It's 1 tbsp of dried oregano.
  5. It's 1 tbsp of ground cumin.
  6. You need 1 tbsp of garlic powder (or 8 gloves smashed).
  7. It's 2 tbsp of lime juice (or two limes juiced).
  8. You need 1 of large white onion cut into circles about half a pinkies width.
  9. You need 1/2 cup of orange juice.
  10. It's 3/4 cup of coke.
  11. It's of Toppings of Carnitas/tortilla.
  12. You need 2 stalks of cilantro cut up finely.
  13. It's 1 of large white onion diced.
  14. Prepare of White or yellow corn tortillas.

Carnitas Tacos (pulled pork tacos) are THE BEST ever! The slow cooker Mexican pork is unbelievably tender and flavorful. These pork carnitas tacos are the absolute BEST tacos! It's also easy to make a whole lot of them which make them a great choice for a Mexican taco party!

Tacos Carnitas step by step

  1. In slower cooker add pork (it may help if you cut it into 6 or so big chunks.
  2. Add the salt, pepper, oregano, cumin, garlic, onions, lime juice, orange juice, and coke into slow cooker.
  3. Cover on high heat for 6-8 hours (Until meat falls apart).
  4. Remove pork and shred with two forks. (Do not discard the juice).
  5. (Optional) transfer the pulled pork to a baking sheet LINED WITH FOIL. Use a bbq spread brush spread some of the juice from crock pot over the meat. Put on broil till a desired Crispyness. THEN Put meat back into slow cooker to sit in the juices and be served from the pot..
  6. On a frying pan on medium heat put on corn tortillas..
  7. They should not quite be browned but right before that. Make sure you flip and do both sides. (Should be served soft and warm).
  8. Assemble tacos with the meat, some of the diced white onion, and sprinkle on some cilantro.
  9. I love the Herdez mild guacamole salsa on top too! Also if you have a few fresh limes cut into wedges to squeeze on top! That’s the best!.

We love how authentically Mexican these. These pork carnitas tacos start with well-seasoned pork shoulder or roast. I typically like to break down the pork shoulder into smaller pieces for More Recipes! Enjoyed this recipe for pork carnitas tacos? Be the first to write a review!

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