Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas recipe yield a tender, flavorful pork. This carnitas recipe is easy to make in the crock pot and perfect for serving a crowd. Pork Carnitas taste incredible in a warm tortilla topped with avocado, cilantro and a dollop of sour cream.
- 1 pork roast 3-8 lbs
- 2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 1 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp dried oregano
- 1 large onion quartered
- 3 cloves garlic
- 1 can Dr. Pepper or Coca Cola soda 12 oz
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
Trim excess fat from pork roast. Cut remaining meat into into 2″ chunks.
Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray. Combine all ingredients into slow cooker. Stir.
Cook on low for about 6-8 hours, until pork is tender and falling apart. Shred with a fork and remove onion pieces.
Serve in a tortilla with sour cream, cilantro and sliced avocados. Enjoy!
Calories: 278kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 115mg | Sodium: 488mg | Potassium: 714mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 0.9mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.2mg