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easy carnitas recipe

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Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 240 minutes

Total: 245 minutes

Servings: 10

Ingredients

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Instructions

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Step 1

Cut the pork shoulder into large 4-inch chunks. Place in the slow cooker.

Step 2

Add the lime juice, salt, ground cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, dried oregano, onion powder and black pepper. Mix thoroughly to coat the meat with all the seasonings.

Step 3

Cover and cook on high for 4 hours, or on low for 7-8 hours. When tender, shred the meat by pulling it apart with two forks.

Step 4

Mix in freshly chopped cilantro if desired and serve in tacos, gorditas, tostadas, burrito bowls and salads.

Step 5

Cut the pork shoulder into large 4-inch chunks. Place in the Instant Pot.

Step 6

Add the lime juice, salt, ground cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, dried oregano, onion powder, black pepper and 1 cup of broth. Mix thoroughly to coat the meat with all the seasonings.

Step 7

Lock the lid and set the steam release vent to the "sealing" position. Press the "manual" button and set the timer on high pressure for 40 minutes.

Step 8

When the 40 minutes are up, let the pressure naturally release for 15 minutes. Then manually release the remaining pressure by moving the steam release vent to the "venting" position.

Step 9

Open the lid and shred the meat with two forks. Mix in freshly chopped cilantro if desired and serve in tacos, gorditas, tostadas, burrito bowls and salads.

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