• prep: 10 min
  • cook: 1 hr 30 min
  • total: 1 hr 40 min
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  • Summary

    These Instant Pot Carnitas are easy, pretty darn healthy, and absolutely delicious. Full of amazing spices and fresh citrus juices. Perfect for tacos, nachos, quesadillas, salads, and more!

    Ingredients

    • 1  teaspoon smoked paprika
    • 1  teaspoon cumin
    • 1  teaspoon chili powder
    • 1  teaspoon onion powder
    • 1  teaspoon garlic powder
    • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
    • 1/2  teaspoon salt (more to less to taste (I use about 1 teaspoon))
    • 1/2  teaspoon pepper
    • 2  pounds boneless pork shoulder (fat trimmed as best as possible)
    • 1 tablespoon coconut oil (add more as needed to prevent burning)
    • 2  tablespoons white vinegar
    • 2  tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice (about 1/2 orange)
    • 1/4  cup freshly squeezed lime juice (about 1 lime)
    • 1/4  cup freshly squeezed lemon juice (about 1 lemon)
    • 1/4  cup soy sauce (or gluten free alternative)

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 44 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 2 g 3.77%
    • Saturated Fat: 2 g 9.49%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 680 mg 28.34%
    • Calcium: 26 mg 2.55%
    • Potassium: 59 mg 1.69%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.34%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 4 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 2.55%
    • Sugar: 1 g
    • Protein: 2 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 6.71%
    • Vitamin C 7.17%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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