Pork Carnitas with Cilantro Tomatillo Sauce

Pork Carnitas with Cilantro Tomatillo Sauce

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"Slow cooking blends the flavors."

Ingredients

1 h 40 m servings 262 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 262 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 14.4 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 16g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 18.3 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 56 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 87 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cut pork into 1 inch cubes; season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet or Dutch oven. Add pork, onions, garlic powder, chili powder and chipotle chile powder; saute 3 to 5 minutes to brown the meat.
  2. Add enough water to barely cover pork. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes. Remove lid and continue to simmer an additional 45 minutes or until liquid has evaporated.
  3. Combine chopped tomatillos, tomatoes and cilantro in a small bowl.
  4. Place an equal amount of pork on each tortilla. Top with tomatillo salsa.
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This recipe was EASY and the most delicious pork carnitas I've ever tasted! I started by browning the pork on the stove, as recommended, but then instead of simmering on the stove we popped it ...

Due to all the reviews I'd seen so far, I halved this recipe. One half was made exactly as written - I'd give it a 3. It was delicious but not enough flavor for our family (referring to both the...

Made this for New Years Eve dinner it was a BIG hit!!!