Carol's Carnitas

Old family recipe, one of a kind must try

Carol's Carnitas
Carol's Carnitas

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • De-stem 1 or 2 large jalapeno peppers

  • 5 med-lg tomatillos - remove outer shell

  • 1 tbsp crushed garlic

  • 1/2 tsp black pepper

  • 1/2 tsp chili power (or cayenne)

  • 1 "palm" whole dried oregano (available at Mexican store)

  • 1/4 bunch fresh cilantro

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 med onion

Directions

Boil jalapenos in 3-4 cups water for 15 min on High. Add tomatillos to water; boil for additional 10 min (until soft) Remove from water (reserve water). Add all ingredients to blender including 1/4- 1/2 cup water from peppers. Puree Pour into crock-pot. Dry Rub 1 tsp Black pepper 1/2 tsp Garlic Power 1/2 tsp Salt 1/2 tsp Chili pepper 2 tbsp whole dried oregano, crushed Mix in bowl. Dry rub over entire roast (3-4 lb cheapest pork w/o bone). Lay rub d roast in crock-pot Cover and cook on low 12-18 hours. Remove pork from pot. (reserve wet bath) Cool slightly until able to handle. Shred. Place shredded pork in broiler pan without rack. Add approx 2 cups of wet bath to pork. Set pan approx 5 inches from flame. Broil for 10 minutes. Remove Stir. Check moisture level. if needed, add more wet bath. m to broiler, broil an additional 10 min or until 'crispy'.

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