Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas are perfect for street tacos or standalone as they are juicy, tender and delicious. Each bite is better than the last and the first bite is simply amazing. This affordable and easy to make selection is perfect on any occasion an d can be prepared by almost anyone.  Full of flavor, textures and at a budget price, this is perfect normal meal planning. Create some latin excitement in your home with this authentic tasting recipe everyone will enjoy.

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Clean and pat the pork dry with a paper towel. Place pork in the slow cooker. Add salt, pepper, cumin, oregano to the cooker. Then rub all over the pork.

Add orange juice, lime, garlic, onions to the cooker. 

Boneless butt: cook on low for 8-10 hours or until fork tender. Bone-in butt: 10-12 hours or until fork tender.

Shred the pork with tongs or forks while in the cooker. Discard the bone.

Optional: remove the whole pork and place on a bowl/plate. Then use tongs or 2 forks to shred the meat. Set aside. Save the liquid for frying.

Frying: Use an iron skillet or nonstick-pan. Add 1 tbsp oil and heat to medium-high. Add ⅓ of the shredded meat and ⅓ of the liquid to the pan. Cook for 5-8 minutes or until the liquid has evaporated and the meat begins to crisp. Set crisped meat aside.

Repeat previous steps at least two more times to crisp the remaining pork. Make sure to flip/turn the meat as you cook to crisp all sides. 

Serve on corn tortillas. 

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Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Succulent Park Carnitas dripping with natural and authentic flavors.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 hrs
Total Time 10 hrs 5 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 8
Calories

Equipment

  • Slow Cooker

Ingredients
  

  • 5 lbs bone-in Boston butt pork or boneless
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 lime juice only
  • 8 garlic cloves

Rub

  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp pepper

Instructions
 

  • Clean and pat the pork dry with a paper towel. Place pork in the slow cooker. Add salt, pepper, cumin, oregano to the cooker. Then rub all over the pork. Add orange juice, lime, garlic, onions to the cooker. Optional: Lift one side of the pork up (use a tong or wooden spoon); this will allow the juice to go underneath the meat.

Cook

  • Boneless butt: cook on low for 8-10 hours or until fork tender.
    Bone-in butt: 10-12 hours or until fork tender.
  • Shred the pork with tongs or forks while in the cooker. Discard the bone. Optional: remove the whole pork and place on a bowl/plate. Then use tongs or 2 forks to shred the meat. Set aside. Save the liquid for frying.

Frying or Broil in the oven

  • Frying: Use an iron skillet or nonstick-pan. Add 1 tbsp oil and heat to medium-high. Add ⅓ of the shredded meat and ⅓ of the liquid to the pan. Cook for 5-8 minutes or until the liquid has evaporated and the meat begins to crisp. Set crisped meat aside. Repeat previous steps at least two more times to crisp the remaining pork. Make sure to flip/turn the meat as you cook to crisp all sides. 
  • Broil: Place shred meat on a baking sheet with liquid. Broil on high for 5-10 minutes or until the meat begins to crisp.

Serve on corn tortillas. Top with cheese, cilantro, lime, salsa, avocado, tomatoes and jalapeños. Enjoy!

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    Air Fryer Breakfast Sausage Links

    Simple to follow Air Fryer Breakfast Sausage Links recipe anyone can prepare. This is perfect for beginners that are learning to feed themselves to help out around the house or for when you want to make something simply delicious that is darn near effortless. Bursting with flavors these little sausage links come in at a budget price and is perfect in a sandwich or as a finger food. My kids enjoy making this recipe and I recommend you try it at least once to see for yourself how simply delicious it really is.

    Watch the video and follow the instructions below to have these juicy meat morsels today. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. Serve with eggs, biscuits or on your favorite bread and enjoy. Thanks for visiting and see you again soon.

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    Preheat the air fryer to 400°F. Add the breakfast sausage links to the basket.

    Air fry for 8-10 min (flip half way) or until seared to your liking.

    Enjoy!

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    Air Fryer Breakfast Links

    Simple quick and easy. Sweet breakfast sausage links that are bursting with delicious juices and wrapped in a fun to eat crispy little skin.
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    Cook Time 8 mins
    Total Time 8 mins
    Course Breakfast
    Cuisine American
    Servings 4
    Calories

    Equipment

    • Air Fryer

    Ingredients
      

    • 10-14 breakfast links about 12 oz

    Instructions
     

    • Preheat the air fryer to 400°F.
    • Add the breakfast sausage links to the basket.
    • Air fry for 8-10 min (flip half way) or until seared to your liking.

    Serve & enjoy!

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      Instant Pot Honey Spiral Ham

      Instant Pot Spiral Ham is a simple two step process that is very delicious. The Ham is pressure infused with brown sugar and pineapple flavors that creates a sweet holiday feast that everyone will enjoy. I love to remove the lid of the Instant Pot and watch the steam filled aroma of succulent meat that is infused with natural sweetness advertise the meal to bring the family to attention. This recipe cuts a lot of time off preparation and maintains the taste, texture and flavor that comes with slower cooking methods of preparation. Save yourself some preliminary activities and bring a quality meal to the table that will have your family appreciating the seasonal atmosphere that comes with this sweet succulent holiday ham.

      Watch the video, follow the instructions as you confidently prepare this traditional holiday main course for the center of your families table. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. Spiral ham is a favorite as it is great for main entrees, sliders or as sandwiches. The best part of this process is just how simple and easy this recipe actually is. Thanks for visiting and see you again soon.

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      Instant Pot Honey Spiral Ham

      Simple to follow delicious Spiral Ham recipe that is perfect for seasonal feasting.
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      Prep Time 5 mins
      Cook Time 15 mins
      Total Time 20 mins
      Course Holiday Ham, Main Course
      Cuisine American
      Servings 10
      Calories

      Equipment

      • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot

      Ingredients
        

      • 7-8 lbs spiral ham
      • 1 cup honey
      • 1 cup brown sugar
      • 20 oz pineapple chunks with juice

      Instructions
       

      • Place ham in the cooker. Top with the brown sugar, pineapple chunks (with juice), and honey.
      • Place the lid on. Pressure cook on high for 5 minutes, followed by a natural release (approx. 10 minutes). Follow the manufacture instructions for releasing the pressure. Then remove the lid. 
      • Remove the ham from the cooker and place on a serving tray.

      Serve & enjoy!

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        Instant Pot Pulled Pork in Chipotle Adobo Sauce

        Instant Pot Pulled Pork in Chipotle Adobo Sauce is perfect for urban street tacos or pulled pork sandwiches. The Adobo Sauce is mouthwateringly delicious and is dripping with flavorful satisfaction. Use your IP to create an affordable and easy to make pulled pork the entire family will be drooling over. Full of flavor rich juicy flavors and scrumptiously chewy textures at a budget price, this is perfect for anytime meal planning. Quick and tasty this recipe permeates with inviting aromas that will advertise good food and bring everyone in the house to the table at neck break speed. My family loves some pulled pork and we particularly enjoy this recipe and recommend you try it at least once to see for yourself how delicious it really is.

        Watch the video and follow the instructions below to have a plethora of southwestern inspired pulled pork at the ready today. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. Our favorite way to enjoy these are on street tacos, see the pictures for some presentation suggestions that are gorgeous and pretty darn good. Thanks for visiting and see you again soon.

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        In a small bowl; combine all the seasonings together.

        Then sprinkle the dry rub over the pork. Place pork in the cooker.

        Pour the orange juice and garlic down the side (careful not to wash off the rub).

        Then top with the chipotle peppers and adobo sauce.

        Pressure cook on high for 90 minutes with a natural release (approx. 25-30 min). Transfer the cooked meat to a bowl/plate.

        Use tongs or 2 forks to shred the meat.

        Return the meat to the pot. Season with salt & pepper. Optionalremove/discard the grease that is floating on top of the liquid before returning the meat to the cooker.

        Serve with buns, tortillas, nachos, rice or salad.

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        Instant Pot Pulled Pork in Chipotle Adobo Sauce

        Southwestern inspired slightly spicy and extremely savory IP Adobo sauce pulled pork.
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        Prep Time 5 mins
        Cook Time 2 hrs
        Total Time 2 hrs 5 mins
        Course Main Course
        Cuisine Mexican
        Servings 8
        Calories

        Equipment

        • Pressure Cooker / Instant Pot

        Ingredients
          

        • 4 lbs Boston butt or pork shoulder boneless or bone-in
        • 15 oz chipotle peppers with adobo sauce
        • 1 cup orange juice
        • 1 tbsp salt
        • 1 tbsp ground cumin
        • 1 tbsp dried oregano
        • ½ tbsp black pepper
        • 8 garlic cloves sliced

        Instructions
         

        • Clean and pat the pork dry. In a small bowl; combine all the seasonings together. Then sprinkle the dry rub over the pork.
        • Place pork in the cooker. Pour the orange juice and garlic down the side (careful not to wash off the rub). Then top with the chipotle peppers and adobo sauce.
        • Pressure cook on high for 90 minutes with a natural release (approx. 25-30 min). Transfer the cooked meat to a bowl/plate. Use tongs or 2 forks to shred the meat. Return the meat to the pot. Season with salt & pepper. Optionalremove/discard the grease that is floating on top of the liquid before returning the meat to the cooker.

        Serve with buns, tortillas, nachos, rice or salad.

          Toppings: sliced jalapeños, pickled red onions, cilantro, queso fresco (mexican crumble cheese), lettuce, avocado, lime, salsa, guacamole & beans.

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            Slow Cooker Dr.Pepper Pulled Pork

            Simple to make, rich and delicious, Slow Cooker Dr. Pepper Pulled Pork is the perfect dump and go recipe for Urban Kitchen BBQ lovers. This affordable and easy to make selection is ideal to make as a prep item to have on hand for a busy week or as a nice meal plan for a hot and ready sandwich on any occasion.  Full of dark succulent flavor, and tender juicy textures, my family loves this recipe and I am sure yours will too. Like any good pulled pork, the meat comes out fork tender and dripping with natural flavors that make this simple recipe a must try.

            Watch the video and follow the instructions below to have this hearty and delicious meal in your repertoire today. Like and share this or any of my recipes you find interesting from my growing catalogue of menu selections. Don’t forget to hit the subscribe button to stay up to date on all the latest eatfoodlicious publications. If you enjoy a delicious pulled pork you will definitely want to give this recipe a try. Thanks for visiting and see you again soon.

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            In a small bowl; combine all the seasonings together.

            Then sprinkle over the pork.

            Place the seasoned pork in the slow cooker.

            Gently brush ½ cup BBQ sauce on top of the pork (careful not to wipe the seasoning off).

            Pour Dr. Pepper down the side of the slow cooker (careful not to wash off the BBQ).

            Slow cook on low for 10 hours for optimal fork tenderness or on high for 5-6 hours. Bone-in pork cook on low for 12 hours.

            Transfer the cooked meat to a bowl/plate.

            Use tongs or 2 forks to shred the meat.