Main Dishes

Carnitas

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Carnitas is one of my favorite dishes to splurge on if we go out for truly authentic Mexican food. I love the tender spiced pork and the different sauces that can be served with it. When I make it at home I love having diced avocado on it with roasted corn salsa and cilantro lime crema served on a tortilla. Don’t forget the pico, fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime!

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4 lb pork shoulder cut into large pieces
1/4 c seasoned salt
5 cloves of garlic
1 onion, quartered
1 t liquid smoke
1 t ground coriander
1 4 oz can of hot hatch green chiles*
Preheat oven to 350? Toss all the ingredients in a roasting pan that has a lid then fill with water until the meat is just covered. Place the lid on and roast in the oven for 2½ hours After the 2½ hours...
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Nutritions

Calories
600

Sodium
9645mg
401% DV

Fat
34g
52% DV

Protein
59g
118% DV

Carbs
8g
2% DV

Fiber
3g
15% DV