Recipe by National Pork Board
"Spice up meal times with this traditional and popular Southwestern dish. Shoulder meat is best cooked for longer period of time to make tender. Set the table so that everyone can create their own tortilla-filled meal."
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2 1/2 pounds
boneless pork shoulder, cut into bite-size pieces*
ground black pepper
yellow onion, cut into thin slivers
1 (4 ounce) can
diced green chiles, undrained
Flour tortillas OR corn tortillas
Shredded Cheddar cheese
This recipe is just what it appears to be, a very good basis for several dishes. It isn't meant to be eaten straight, use it as a basis for tacos, burritos,enchiladas or (my favorite) quesadillas. It works very well, and is almost identical to my family's basic recipe for carnitas. Well done, and thanks so much for putting it back in writing for me.
The canned green chillis didn't work for me. The flavor lacked that fresh character and the color wasn't too appetizing. Switching to fresh chillis and adding some late in the game may help. Expiriment from here and I think there is a good recipe hiding.
did in crockpot for nine hours on low. Instead of adding green chilies, I added a can of petite diced tomatoes with green chilies & doubled the garlic - DELISH!!! thanks for sharing :)
Delicious recipe! Other reviewers nailed it when they said move it to a skillet add more chili powder, cumin, and oregano. Yum!
very good! I followed the recipe fairly closely, added extra garlic , and medium heat Pace green taco salsa instead of broth, because i didn't have any broth.
Love this recipe. I make it all the time. An all time favorite...wouldn't change a thing.
Pretty good. Bf and I both liked it; bf ate seconds. I used already shredded and cooked pork in this recipe bc that's what I had. Very easy and although it's not quick, it's a nice meal. I've never had carnitas before (at least I don't think I have) and I was pleased. Thanks for the recipe.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Arizona Carnitas With Green Chiles
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 487
** Calories from Fat: 266
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