Carnitas Healthy Recipe

6 Servings 480 min Cook

Macros/Serving: 280 Calories
Tags:paleo | meat


1/2 Cup Chicken Broth
3 Clove Garlic
1 Medium (2-1/2" dia) Onions
1 Tsp, ground Cumin
1/4 Tsp Pepper
1/2 Tsp Salt
24 Oz Pork Shoulder, Whole


Sprinkle roast with salt, pepper, and cumin, and place in a 3-quart Crock-Pot.

Surround with onions and garlic and pour chicken stock over all.

Cover and cook on low for 8-9 hours until pork is very tender.

Preheat oven to 400ºF.

Remove pork from Crock-Pot and place in large baking pan.

Using 2 forks, shred meat.

Take 1 cup of pan juices from the Crock-Pot and mix into pork.

Bake at 400ºF for 15-20 minutes or until pork is crisp on top.

Stir pork mixture thoroughly and bake for 15-20 minutes longer or until pork is again crisp on top.

Serve with crisp tacos, flour or corn tortillas, and lots of salsa.