Carnitas (Authentic)
315 mins (prep 15, cooking 300)
6 ingredients
6-8 servings
Carnitas is a very famous Mexican dish. It does involve a lot of cooking time, so I make it when I have time. Serve with fresh homemade corn tortillas, guacamole, cheese and pico de gallo with cilantro.....yum.

Categories:  stew , north-american , main-dish , mexican , meat , pork , low-carb , low-in... , low-sodium , one-dish-meal , time-to-make , very-low-carbs ,
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Serving Size (78.93 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 104.27 Calories from Fat 32.04
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.56g 32.84%
Saturated Fat 0.98g 29.39%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 50.65mg 101.3%
Sodium 193.96mg 48.49%
Total Carbohydrate 1.0g 2.0%
Dietary Fiber 0.05 g 1.26%
Sugars 0.05 g %
Protein 17.1g 205.21%
Vitamin A 25.17IU% Vitamin C 0.78mg%
Calcium 12.09mg% Iron 0.78mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
boneless pork shoulder, cumin seed