Authentic Pork Carnitas

Authentic Pork Carnitas

M.A. Kitchen

Looking for an authentic Mexican flavor to spice up your dinner?  This Authentic Pork Carnitas recipe will take your taste buds on a journey! 

Step 1: Wash the meat and rinds, pat them dry, and cut into large chunks. 

Step 2: Heat lard in a pot, add meat, orange peel, bay leaves, and garlic. Mix and cook for 20 minutes. 

Step 3: Dissolve salt in water, then add it to the pot. Continue cooking for another 30 minutes.

Step 4: Add pork rinds and a mixture of piloncillo (or brown sugar) and orange juice. 

Step 5: Strain excess fat, chop or shred the meat, and serve with tortillas, salsa, lime wedges, and pickled chilies. Enjoy! 

This Authentic Pork Carnitas recipe will surely spice up your dinner! 

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