Pork Carnitas

1320 mins (prep 600, cooking 720)
6 ingredients
0.25 servings
Slow cooked pork carnitas that are loosely based on the traditional method. This recipe makes large quantities, and for a small family can easily provide 3-4 meals. This recipe calls for a lot of fat to be added. If it is not added your carnitas will be very dry.

Categories:  high-protein , north-american , main-dish , mexican , high-in... , meat , pork , number-of-servings , low-carb , central-american , low-in... , from-scratch , for-large-groups , very-low-carbs ,
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Serving Size (678.68 g)
Servings 0.25
Amount per Serving
Calories 4535.09 Calories from Fat 4401.54
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 489.06g 188.1%
Saturated Fat 120.53g 150.66%
Trans Fat 62.29g %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 25370.17mg 264.27%
Total Carbohydrate 61.41g 5.12%
Dietary Fiber 31.18 g 31.18%
Sugars 5.11 g %
Protein 16.3g 8.15%
Vitamin A 18078.41IU% Vitamin C 2.69mg%
Calcium 620.59mg% Iron 33.26mg%
*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 shoulder