Carnitas are made by braising or simmering pork in oil until tender. Serve on top of a tortilla with cilantro, onion, salsa, guacamole & refried beans.

1 pkg Riega Carnitas Seasoning

4-5 lbs pork shoulder

1 medium onion (diced)

2 garlic cloves

1/2 cup orange juice



  1. Coat pork shoulder with Riega seasoning. Place in slow-cooker, fat side up.
  2. Add onion, garlic, and orange juice.
  3. Cook on low for 8-10 hours, until pork shreds easily.
  4. Shred with a fork & enjoy on a tortilla with your choice of fixin’s.