• prep: 5 min
  • cook: 1 hr
  • total: 1 hr 5 min
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  • Summary

    An easy recipe for shredded Mexican pork made in the pressure cooker. These Instant Pot Carnitas are full of flavor and can be made in a fraction of the time. 

    Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon oil (optional)
    • 1 3-4 pound pork roast (shoulder or butt is preferred)
    • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
    • 1 cup orange juice
    • 1 cup chicken stock (or light beer)
    • 2 teaspoons cumin
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
    • tortillas, shredded cheese (cheddar or queso fresco), shredded cabbage

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 12
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 297 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 22 g 33.31%
    • Saturated Fat: 7 g 36.23%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 81 mg 26.84%
    • Sodium: 395 mg 16.48%
    • Calcium: 24 mg 2.39%
    • Potassium: 361 mg 10.31%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 8.39%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 3 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.58%
    • Sugar: 2 g
    • Protein: 20 g
    • Alcohol: 1 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 2 g
    • Vitamin A 0.3%
    • Vitamin C 1.38%
    • Vitamin D 19.85%
    • * 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 - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat3
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total3 oz-eq

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