Romaldo's Carnitas
250 mins (prep 10, cooking 240)
8 ingredients
8-10 servings
I got this delicious and tasty and easy recipe from the Abilene Chuckwagon Cook-Off. Romaldo was the "cookie" from one of the large ranches in that area. I have used this recipe so often, it is one of my favorite tried and true. It re-heats well and freezes very well.

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Serving Size (174.67 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 244.28 Calories from Fat 96.84
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.76g 132.48%
Saturated Fat 4.74g 189.79%
Trans Fat 0.48g %
Cholesterol 117.37mg 312.98%
Sodium 292.56mg 97.52%
Total Carbohydrate 2.05g 5.47%
Dietary Fiber 1.42 g 45.37%
Sugars 0.28 g %
Protein 35.58g 569.33%
Vitamin A 1111.75IU% Vitamin C 0.03mg%
Calcium 47.74mg% Iron 4.46mg%
*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:
green chilies, ground cumin, cloves garlic