Insane Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas |
Insane Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs
Total Time
8 hrs 10 mins
Insanely delicious pork slow cooked with beer, smokey chipotles, and spices until it's so juicy and tender, it just falls apart.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
Servings: 12
Calories: 213 kcal
  • 4 pounds boneless pork shoulder cut into 3" cubes
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1/2 cup beer or stock
  • 7 ounce can chipotles in adobo sauce chopped
  1. Spray slow cooker with cooking spray.
  2. Add pork, spices, garlic, onion, and beer or stock.
  3. Stir to combine.
  4. Cook 4-5 hours on high or 8-9 hours on low.
  5. Remove excess liquid if necessary.
  6. Shred lightly with 2 forks.
Nutrition Facts
Insane Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
Amount Per Serving
Calories 213 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 90mg30%
Sodium 682mg30%
Potassium 598mg17%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 34g68%
Vitamin A 960IU19%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.