Mexican Carnitas

Ingredients

1 boneless pork blade or shoulder roast (3 to 4 lb
inch cubes
6 lrg clv garlic, minced
1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
1 teaspoon salt
pepper to taste
3 lrg oranges, divided
1 lrg lemon
oil for frying
warm flour tortillas
shredded cheddar cheese
guacamole

Preparation

1
Place meat in a medium-size roasting pan. Sprinkle with garlic & cilantro. Season with salt & pepper.
2
Squeeze the juice from 1 orange & the lemon over the meat.
3
Slice the remaining oranges & place over the meat.
4
Cover & bake at 350 degrees for about 2 hours or until meat is tender.
5
With a slotted spoon, remove meat & drain well on paper towels.
6
Heat a small amount of oil in a skillet & fry meat, 1 lb at a time until brown & crispy.
7
Serve warm in flour tortillas garnished with cheese, salsa, & guacamole.
8
YIELD: 12-16 servings

 



Yield:

12.0 servings

Added:

December 6, 2009

Creator:

Anonymous

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