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HOMEMADE CARNITAS  BOWL

WHY make carnitas at HOME instead of carrying out?

You can make this recipe ahead of time and broil the meat the next day!

MAKE AHEAD

SIMPLE RECIPE

Making carnitas at home is way easier than you think 

GREAT PARTY DISH

This easy carnitas recipe is great to serve for guests or a game day recipe.

Grab a dutch oven

STUFF TO DO

Get boneless pork shoulder from the butcher

Preheat oven to 300˚

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INGREDIENTS

boneless pork shoulder roast 1 orange 1 lime 2 bay leaves cumin oregano salt + pepper

01

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

Add cubed pork shoulder to a dutch oven along with the remaining ingredients. Cover with water and bring to a simmer.

02

After it bubbles, place the whole dutch oven in the oven and braise for two hours. Remove meat and strain the juices.

03

Bring the juices to a rapid boil and reduce down until a spatula leaves a trail and the sauce is syrupy.

04

Toss the meat with the syrup and place on a rack in a sheet pan. Broil until crispy! So easy!

CARNITAS CRISP TIP

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Spread your favorite rice or lettuce in a bowl and top with: -black beans -salsa -sauteed peppers/onions -shredded cheese -jalapenos -guacamole -sour cream -fresh lime

BOWL TOPPING IDEAS

Meet Lori

I believe that you can make great Italian food simply at home with fresh ingredients without spending hours. Grab a seat at the table!