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