Carnitas Easy Shredded Pork
35 mins (prep 15, cooking 20)
8 ingredients
4 servings
A great make ahead recipe for tamales or tacos. No slow cooking because this recipe used Trader Joe's Traditional Carnitas a Mexican oven roasted pork. Just shred and add to the rest of the ingredients. For a little extra boast add some of Red Chili Sauce (To Be Used With Traditional Tamales).

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Serving Size (98.96 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 662.46 Calories from Fat 632.52
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 70.28g 432.48%
Saturated Fat 25.2g 503.99%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 73.14mg 97.52%
Sodium 2288.68mg 381.45%
Total Carbohydrate 2.42g 3.23%
Dietary Fiber 0.41 g 6.5%
Sugars 0.11 g %
Protein 5.02g 40.2%
Vitamin A 197.94IU% Vitamin C 2.03mg%
Calcium 36.5mg% Iron 2.12mg%
*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:
roasted, vidalia onion, large, dried oregano