Main Dishes

Crockpot Carnitas

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This is a healthier version of traditional carnitas, which are often fried in a little lard to crisp them up. Instead, these carnitas are finished under the broiler, which leaves them crisp on one side and tender and juicy on the other.

6
3-4 lb. pork shoulder roast, trimmed
Salt and pepper
1/4 c. fresh orange juice (about 1 medium orange)
2 T. fresh lime juice (about 1/2 large lime)
1 c. fresh salsa
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 T. cumin
2 tsp. garlic powder
2 tsp. ancho chile powder
2 T. brown sugar
1. Cut the pork into 3-inch pieces and place in slow cooker. 2. Season pork pieces with salt and pepper. 3. Stir together orange juice, lime juice, salsa, garlic, cumin, garlic powder, chile powder, and...
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Nutritions

Calories
501

Sodium
736mg
30% DV

Fat
25g
39% DV

Protein
46g
92% DV

Carbs
16g
5% DV

Fiber
4g
17% DV