Slow Cooker Recipe | Pork Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork)

Pork Carnitas (Mexican Slow Cooker Pulled Pork)

4 pounds (or 2 kg) skinless, boneless pork butt (or shoulder)
3-4 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon dried oregano (or Mexican oregano)
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 large brown or white onion , cut into wedges
8 cloves garlic , smashed
2 limes , juiced
2 large oranges , juiced (or 3/4 cup natural orange juice)
3/4 cup coke (Original or Mexican coke is ideal)*

  • Rinse and pat dry pork with a paper towel.
  • In the bowl of a 6-quart slow cooker, add pork, salt, pepper, oregano, cumin, onion, garlic, lime juice, orange juice, coke, and bay leaves.
  • Cover and cook on low heat setting for 8-10 hours, or high heat for 5-6 hours (until the meat falls apart).
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