Carnitas (Pulled Pork Tacos)

HEALTHY FOOD FOR LIVING(2)
Meggan S.: "I halved the recipe and used a corona and it turn…" Read More
17Ingredients
85Minutes
1170Calories

Ingredients

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  • 3 pounds boneless pork loin roast (cut into large, 3-4 inch pieces, do NOT trim away the small amount of fat)
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 4 teaspoons ancho chile powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon cracked black pepper (freshly)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (or enough to cover the bottom of the pot)
  • 12 beer (fluid oz, or chicken stock, preferably with citrus notes)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice (freshly squeezed)
  • corn tortillas (warmed)
  • avocado slices
  • 2% plain Greek yogurt (or sour cream)
  • fresh cilantro
  • hot sauce (such as Tobasco Chipotle Pepper Sauce)
  • lime wedges
  • salsa (John tried salsa verde and said it was a great accompaniment)
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    NutritionView More

    1170Calories
    Sodium64% DV1530mg
    Fat54% DV35g
    Protein145% DV74g
    Carbs20% DV61g
    Fiber12% DV3g
    Calories1170Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat35g54%
    Saturated Fat8g40%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol220mg73%
    Sodium1530mg64%
    Potassium1750mg50%
    Protein74g145%
    Calories from Fat320
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate61g20%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Sugars4g8%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C50%
    Calcium10%
    Iron25%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

    Reviews(2)

    Meggan S. 9 months ago
    I halved the recipe and used a corona and it turned out great! The whole family loved it!
    Stephanie O. 2 years ago
    Fabulous! Yes I'm going to make it for the second time today hopefully.

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