Pork Carnitas

Carnitas
Carnitas
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Meaning "little meats" in Mexico. Often used in tacos and burritos. And this tasty recipe has just 6 ingredients.
Servings
8
Servings
8
Carnitas
Carnitas
Print Recipe
Meaning "little meats" in Mexico. Often used in tacos and burritos. And this tasty recipe has just 6 ingredients.
Servings
8
Servings
8
Ingredients
  • 2 lbs lean pork cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/2 teaspoon MSG
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste
  • 2 cans green chilies chopped
  • 8-16 soft tortillas
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Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 300°.
  2. Combine all ingredients and let stand for an hour.
  3. Bake in a shallow baking pan for 2 hours, periodically pouring off any fat that accumulates.
  4. Spoon meat into hot flour tortillas.
  5. Spoon carnitas onto hot flour tortillas.
  6. Serve with guacamole and salsa.
Recipe Notes

Recipe courtesy of Food.com

Photo courtesy of Ginny (Flickr)