Pork Carnitas for Tacos

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 12
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 138.7
  • Total Fat: 8.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 33.5 mg
  • Sodium: 189.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 2.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 13.3 g

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Number of Servings: 12


    1.5 lbs Pork, fresh, loin, center rib (chops), boneless, separable lean only, cooked, braised
    3 tbsp canola oil
    1 med yellow onions, raw, chopped
    1 large Green Peppers, chopped
    1/4 tsp Adobo seasoning
    3 tbsp Old El Paso Taco Seasoning
    4 tbsp Cilantro, raw, chopped


cover pork with approximately 6 cups of water, bring to boil and cook for approximately 15 minutes. Remove from water and cut into 2 inch pieces. In a large saute pan add canola oil and saute yellow onions and peppers approx 5 minutes. Add pork and cook another 10-15 minutes on med/low heat, season with Adobo and Taco Seasoning, cook another 5 minutes, add cilantro stir and cook last 5 minutes on low heat. Warm tortillas and serve with garnish.

Serving Size: 2.5 tbsp makes 1 serving

TAGS:  Beef/Pork |

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