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Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Yields8 ServingsPrep Time20 minsCook Time8 hrsTotal Time8 hrs 20 mins

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

 4 tbsp Teeny Tiny Organic Oaxacan Adobo Spice
 2 tsp Salt, or More, to Taste
 1 tsp Ground Black Pepper
 4 lbs Primal Pastures pork shoulder, excess fat trimmed
 4 Cloves garlic, peeled
 2 Onions, quartered
 2 Oranges, juiced
 2 Limes, juiced
 4 Tomatoes
 4 Avocados
 1 Sweet onion
 1 Bunch cilantro
 1 Jalapeno
 6 in. Grain free tortillas

Season pork shoulder with Oaxacan Adobo, rubbing in thoroughly on all sides.


Place garlic, onions, orange juice, lime juice and seasoned pork shoulder into a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours or high for 4-5 hours.


Remove pork shoulder from the slow cooker and shred the meat before returning to the pot with the juices; season with salt and pepper, to taste, if needed. Cover and keep warm for an additional 30 minutes.


Preheat oven to broil. Place carnitas onto a baking sheet and broil until crisp and crusted, about 3-4 minutes.


Dice tomatos, avocados, sweet onion and jalapeno and put in a medium sized bowl. Roughly chop cilantro and add to bowl. Salt and pepper to taste. Mix well. Serve on pork taco

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