Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

The Lemon Bowl

Ready in: 245 minutes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 240 minutes
Servings: 12
Gluten Free
Dairy Free

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Nature's Intent Organic Apple Cider Vinegar
    Oil, Vinegar, Salad Dressing
  • warmed corn tortillas optional to serve
    Bakery/Bread;Pasta and Rice;Ethnic Foods
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
    Produce
  • 1 orange juiced
    Produce
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
    Produce;Spices and Seasonings
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
    Spices and Seasonings
  • 3 pound boneless pork shoulder roast
    Meat
  • 1 tablespoon salt
    Spices and Seasonings

Steps

  • Place the pork shoulder in the slow cooker and sprinkle with salt, pepper, cumin, garlic powder and oregano. Top with orange juice, lime juice and apple cider vinegar. Cook on High for 4 Hours or Low for 8 Hours.When you're ready to serve the pork, carefully shred the pork using two forks. Turn your broiler on High and place the shredded pork on a large baking sheet. Broil for 2-3 minutes or until pork ends get nice and crispy. You can broil a bit more depending on how crispy you like your carnitas.
  • Serve warm over rice or in corn tortillas.

Nutrition

  • Calories: 170.07  cal  (8.5%)
  • Fat: 5.82  g  (8.96%)
  • Saturated Fat: 1.84  g  (11.51%)
  • Carbohydrates: 14.0  g  (4.67%)
  • Sugar: 1.34  g  (1.49%)
  • Cholesterol: 46.35  mg  (15.45%)
  • Sodium: 647.11  mg  (28.14%)
  • Protein: 15.34  g  (30.68%)
  • Vitamin B1: 0.65  mg  (43.5%)
  • Selenium: 22.25  µg  (31.79%)
  • Phosphorus: 229.08  mg  (22.91%)
  • Vitamin B6: 0.37  mg  (18.33%)
  • Zinc: 2.57  mg  (17.16%)
  • Vitamin B3: 3.42  mg  (17.09%)
  • Vitamin B2: 0.24  mg  (14.26%)
  • Vitamin B12: 0.58  µg  (9.68%)
  • Magnesium: 37.61  mg  (9.4%)
  • Potassium: 328.97  mg  (9.4%)
  • Iron: 1.63  mg  (9.03%)
  • Vitamin C: 7.16  mg  (8.68%)
  • Fiber: 2.11  g  (8.46%)
  • Manganese: 0.15  mg  (7.31%)
  • Vitamin B5: 0.64  mg  (6.35%)
  • Copper: 0.12  mg  (6.17%)
  • Calcium: 44.21  mg  (4.42%)
  • Folate: 9.06  µg  (2.26%)
  • Vitamin K: 1.22  µg  (1.16%)

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