The BEST Pork Carnitas Recipe | Yummly

The BEST Pork Carnitas

OH, SWEET BASIL
23Ingredients
20Hours
260Calories
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Ingredients

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  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon dried orange peel
  • 1 tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 4 pounds pork butt (bone-in * see notes for using boneless or cubed pork shoulder)
  • 2 tablespoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1 tablespoon oregano
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried orange peel
  • 2 teaspoons onion powder
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • canola oil (for Final Crisping)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
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    260Calories
    Sodium176% DV4230mg
    Fat22% DV14g
    Protein39% DV20g
    Carbs4% DV11g
    Fiber3% DV<1g
    Calories260Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat14g22%
    Saturated Fat4.5g23%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol70mg23%
    Sodium4230mg176%
    Potassium610mg17%
    Protein20g39%
    Calories from Fat130
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber<1g3%
    Sugars8g16%
    Vitamin A8%
    Vitamin C35%
    Calcium6%
    Iron15%

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

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