Chipotle and Citrus Pulled Pork – Carnitas

Chipotle and Citrus Pulled Pork - Carnitas - Serve your shredded pork with tortillas – as in tacos; with rice and beans, or top some greens with this pork and its sauce. I have to tell you, these carnitas taste incredible the next day, as the meat has a chance to marinade overnight in all these flavors.

Serve your shredded pork with tortillas – as in tacos; with rice and beans, or top some greens with this pork and its sauce. I have to tell you, these carnitas taste incredible the next day, as the meat has a chance to marinade overnight in all these flavors.

A bit of spice from the chipotle peppers offset with the sweetness of the brown sugar, all balanced by the citrus juices. I am pretty sure this will be your favorite way of preparing pork from now on.

Chipotle and Citrus Pulled Pork – Carnitas

Chipotle and Citrus Pulled Pork – Carnitas

A bit of spice from the chipotle peppers offset with the sweetness of the brown sugar, all balanced by the citrus juices. I am pretty sure this will be your favorite way of preparing pork from now on.

Ingredients

  • 5-6 lbs bone in pork butt or shoulder
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 whole yellow onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (about 3-4 medium oranges)
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 3 large limes)
  • 1-7oz. can chipotles in adobo
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup water
  • Kosher salt, pepper and cumin
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