Carnitas Recipe

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180 mins (prep 15, cooking 165)
8 ingredients
4 servings
Carnitas are the Mexican version of pulled pork. Braised first in a spicy sauce, pork shoulder is slow cooked until so tender the meat just shreds easily with a fork, then it's roasted at high heat to make crispy browned bits full of flavor.

Categories:  mexican ,
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Serving Size (184.3 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 27.9 Calories from Fat 1.08
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.12g 0.76%
Saturated Fat 0.01g 0.3%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 1168.09mg 194.68%
Total Carbohydrate 6.45g 8.6%
Dietary Fiber 0.12 g 1.98%
Sugars 5.21 g %
Protein 0.43g 3.47%
Vitamin A 124.0IU% Vitamin C 31.0mg%
Calcium 11.09mg% Iron 0.13mg%
*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:
pork butt, pineapple juice, or, low sodium