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Insane Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Insanely delicious pork slow cooked with beer, smokey chipotles, and spices until it's so juicy and tender, it just falls apart.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
Servings: 12
Calories: 213kcal

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • Spray slow cooker with cooking spray.
  • Add pork, spices, garlic, onion, and beer or stock.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Cook 4-5 hours on high or 8-9 hours on low.
  • Remove excess liquid if necessary.
  • Shred lightly with 2 forks.

Nutrition

Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 682mg | Potassium: 598mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 960IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 2mg