Carnitas are pulled and cooked pork meat, it can be used to prepare tacos, burritos, quzadillas and to eat with rice and vegetables.
It is a very easy recipe and can be made for dinner combined with various dishes. It is a recipe for juicy and tender pork.
In this case we will make the recipe in a slow cooker, but it can be done in the oven, the result will always be the same.
- 4 lb pork tenderloin or leg, skinless, boneless
- 1 tablespoon of cumin
- 1 tablespoon oregano
- 1 1/2 teaspoons MAGGI® granulated chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon chili powder
- 1 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 large, yellow onion
- 5 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 cup lemon juice, freshly squeezed
- 1 cup of water
SERVE IN COMBINATION WITH:
1-Wash and dry the pork loin, then rub with the cumin, oregano, chle powder, salt, pepper and the spices that you like the most.
2-Place the pork in the slow pressure cooker and cover with minced garlic, onion, lemon juice and water.
3-Cook in a high pressure cooker for 90 minutes. Let the pressure release naturally.
4-The pork must be tender enough to be shredded. Remove and place on a tray with its juices, then allow to cool. With the help of forks, fray the meat and distribute it in a layer evenly. Then drizzle the meat with a cup of the juice you reserved.
Roast the meat in the oven for three minutes, flip and grill three more minutes.
This list to serve.
Saturated fat: 2g
Sodium: 101mg | Potassium: 333mg
Vitamin A: 6IU
Vitamin C: 2mg