Carnitas

Submitted by: Bill McGonigle
Tangy and savory, easy to make, perfect for wrapping in warm tortillias.

Serves: 8
Difficulty: Easy - for beginners

Preparation time:
Cooking time:

Dietary guidance: n g d 

Tags: main ·

Ingredients

4.5 lbs pork chops
1/4 cup key lime juice
3t garlic paste (or 6 cloves diced)
1t orange peel
2t sea salt
4c orange juice

Method

1. Cut pork chops into thirds, leaving the bones with a bit of meat on them. Cut off any large chunks of fat.
2. Place all ingredients into deep skillet. Bring to a boil. Simmer covered 1hr 45min, turning every 20 minutes.
3. Remove cover and remove bones.
4. Let liquid evaporate on medium heat.
5. Let meat sear on medium heat for 1-2 minutes, then stir. Repeat 6-7 times until meat has nice color.
6. Remove any fat chunks and serve.

Yield: 2.5lbs

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