Pork Carnitas or Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork is the best of the best of Mexican food whether you stuff it into a tortilla, taco shell or turn it into a burrito bowl! Pork Carnitas are that elusive combination of juicy and crispy with perfect seasoning – and this Carnitas recipe requires just 5 minutes prep!
- 2 kg /4 lb pork shoulder (pork butt), skinless, boneless (5lb/2.5kg bone in) (Note 1)
- 2 1/2 tsp salt
- 1 tsp black pepper
- 1 onion , chopped
- 1 jalapeno , deseeded, chopped
- 4 cloves garlic, minced
- 3/4 cup juice from orange (2 oranges)
- 1 tbsp dried oregano
- 2 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tbsp olive oil
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