Pork Carnitas

Treat your family with this pork carnitas made using Progresso® chicken broth – a perfect Mexican slow cooked dinner.

  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 8 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 8
  • servings 10

Ingredients

1
medium onion, sliced
2
tablespoons canola oil
1
boneless pork shoulder roast (4 lb), trimmed of fat
2
teaspoons ground cumin
1
teaspoon coarse (kosher or sea) salt
1
teaspoon garlic powder
1
teaspoon chili powder
1
1/2 cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
  • 1 Spray 4-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Place onion in slow cooker.
  • 2 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Cook pork in oil until brown on all sides. Place pork over onion in slow cooker. Sprinkle with cumin, salt, garlic powder and chili powder. Pour broth around pork.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 8 to 10 hours.
  • 4 Remove pork from slow cooker to plate; shred pork, using 2 forks. Place in serving bowl. Using slotted spoon, remove onion from slow cooker and add to bowl with pork. If desired, toss pork mixture with small amount of cooking liquid. Discard remaining cooking liquid.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    268
    ,
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    16g
    16%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    ),
    Sodium
    385mg
    385%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    1 1/2g
    1 1/2%
    (Dietary Fiber
    1/2g
    1/2%
    ),
    Protein
    27g
    27%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    4 Lean Meat; 1 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    0
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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