Carnitas Tacos Recipe
Tender pulled pork makes up these delicious carnitas tacos! These tacos are super flavorful and really easy to make for dinner with the help of a crock pot.
- 4 lb pork butt boneless, skinless
- 2 tsp garlic salt (with parsley flakes)
- 1 tsp pepper
- 4 tsp minced garlic
- 1 onion chopped
- 1 jalapeno deseeded, chopped
- 1/2 cup orange juice
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- Tortillas corn or flour
- 1 tbsp oregano
- 1 tbsp cumin
- 1 tbsp olive oil
Combine rub ingredients in a small bowl and sit aside.
Dry pork butt and rub garlic salt and pepper all over it. Put rub ingredients on pork butt and place in slow cooker, with the fat side up.
Add minced garlic, onion and jalapeno and top with lime and orange juices.
Cook on HIGH for 6 hours or LOW for 9-10 hours.
Let cool for 20 minutes before shredding making sure to discard any big chunks of fat.
Add to warmed tortillas and add any toppings desired (pico, salsa, lettuce, tomatoes, sour cream, etc.)
Calories: 225kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 29gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 91mgSodium: 488mgPotassium: 571mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 47IUVitamin C: 9mgCalcium: 38mgIron: 2mg