Slow Cooker



Learn the secret to making perfectly crispy but juicy carnitas

– B&B

Why you'll  ❤️ slow cooker carnitas

Very tender & crisp

Little prep and then the slow cooker does it all!

Minimal effort to feed a large group

–  Pork shoulder/Boston butt – jalapenos – oranges – rub mixture – pantry staples

Build your rub! It's time to massage the seasonings into the raw meat before you set it to cook. 

Step 1

Step 2

Add the next 4 ingredients.

Cooking tip

Pro tip: I use orange juice for this instead of lime juice which most people use for carnitas. Both work well because the citrus in the fruit helps break down the meat so it’s tender when it’s ready to eat, I just like the flavor the orange adds.

Step 3

You'll easily shred the pork once it's cooked all day. 

Step 4

The best part is crisping up the meat in the skillet after it's slow cooked for crispy bits. 

3 ways to serve carnitas

#1: Make tacos! This tender meat will be delicious in a corn or flour tortilla. 

3 ways to serve carnitas

#2: Make sliders! Serve on hawaiian buns!

3 ways to serve carnitas

#3: breakfast sandwich! Start the morning with a delicious meat piled sandwich between 2 halves of a buttermilk biscuit. 

There are endless ways to enjoy the meat once it's cooked!