Pork carnitas are a popular Mexican dish that features seasoned and slow-cooked pork that’s typically shredded and then pan-fried for a crispy texture. This tasty recipe uses a multicooker to cut down on cook time, and is perfect for tacos, burritos, or bowls.
|3||pounds HORMEL® ALWAYS TENDER® Center Cut Pork Loin|
|½||cup vegetable oil|
|Zest and juice of 1 orange|
|2||cloves garlic, chopped|
|1½||teaspoon chili powder|
|1||teaspoon black pepper|
|Flour or corn tortillas|
|HERDEZ TAQUERIA STREET SAUCE® Cilantro Lime|
|Suggested toppings: Chopped white onion, chopped cilantro, pickled red onion and lime wedges|
Cut pork into 3-inch chunks. Place pork in 6-quart multicooker. In small bowl, combine oil, zest and juice of orange, garlic, oregano, cumin, chili powder, salt and pepper. Pour mixture over pork. Cover; pressure cook on HIGH pressure 30 minutes. Quick release pressure; let stand 10 minutes.
Remove lid. Using 2 forks, shred pork into bite-size pieces. Transfer shredded pork and juices to a 9×13 baking pan.
Heat broiler to HIGH. Broil 5 to 6 minutes or until pork begins to brown and crisp.
Serve pork in tortillas with taco sauce and suggested toppings.