840 mins (prep 720, cooking 120)
14 ingredients
6 servings
This is a recipe from Jane Milton's Mexican cook book,carnitas literally means little meats,can be eaten as part of a main dish or used to fill tacos or burritos.if the carnitas are served in tacos or burritos,shred or chop them.

Categories:  weeknight , north-american , main-dish , mexican , taste~mood , meat , vegetable ,
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Serving Size (277.8 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 2057.72 Calories from Fat 1998.27
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 222.03g 2049.5%
Saturated Fat 82.09g 2462.84%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 232.51mg 465.02%
Sodium 6281.43mg 1570.36%
Total Carbohydrate 1.26g 2.53%
Dietary Fiber 0.05 g 1.11%
Sugars 0.64 g %
Protein 11.6g 139.21%
Vitamin A 14.92IU% Vitamin C 4.17mg%
Calcium 17.26mg% Iron 1.04mg%
*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:
dried bay leaves, dried thyme, dried marjoram, pickled jalapeno peppers