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INSTANT POT OR SLOW COOKER PORK CARNITAS

this was terrific. recipe courtesy of cooking classy. we added 3 or 4 cinnamon sticks, but recipe posted as written.

Time: 608 minutes

Number Of Ingredients: 15

Ingredients: boneless pork shoulder,low sodium chicken broth,fresh orange juice,fresh lime juice,salt,fresh ground black pepper,ground cumin,dried mexican oregano,ground coriander,dried ancho chile powder,cayenne pepper,yellow onion,garlic cloves,vegetable oil,corn tortilla

Steps:

  1. slow cooker method:
  2. place pork in slow cooker
  3. pour in chicken broth , orange juice , and lime juice
  4. sprinkle in salt , pepper , cumin , oregano , coriander , chili powder , cayenne pepper , onions , and garlic
  5. cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours
  6. leave liquid in slow cooker , remove pork and shred with 2 forks
  7. spray a rimmed 18x13 inch baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray
  8. place pork on baking sheet , pour over 1 cup reserved broth , drizzle with oil and toss and spread into an even layer
  9. position oven rack near broiler and preheat broiler to high
  10. broil until pork is browned and crispy in places about 3 to 6 minutes
  11. serve warm with tortillas and desired toppings
  12. instant pot method:
  13. cut pork into 4 chunks and place pork in instant pot , pour over chicken broth , orange juice , and lime juice
  14. sprinkle in salt , pepper , cumin , oregano , coriander , chili powder , cayenne pepper , onions , and garlic
  15. cover and seal lid , press manual or high pressure , and select 60 minutes
  16. once cooking is done , let pressure come down naturally for 10 minutes then use quick release method to release any remaining cooking pressure
  17. once steaming has stopped , remove pork from pressure cooker while leaving broth in pressure cooker
  18. shred pork and proceed with broiling method above
  19. instant pot method will take approximately 80 minutes plus 10 minutes prep
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