Pork Carnitas (for taco's, burritos, etc.)


With Willards Kitchen All Purpose Seasoning

Makes 4-6 Servings

This is an example how to use the versatile All Purpose Seasoning while using another ingredient to make a whole new flavor profile. A little cumin changes the All Purpose Seasoning into a Mexican seasoning. It is also great as a taco seasoning.

Slow Cooker Method

Ingredient List

Directions (Stepy by Step)

  1. Rinse and dry the pork shoulder.  
  2. Mix the Willards Kitchen All Purpose Seasoning with the cumin and oregano.
  3. Rub the meat with the olive oil then rub the meat with all of the seasoning mixture.
  4. Place the Pork in a slow cooker and top with jalapeno. Squeeze over the juice of the orange and add the two halves to the slow cooker.
  5. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high for about 4 hours. (you can also do this in the oven. Just add all ingredients in pan, cover with foil and cook at 375 for about 4 hours.)
  6. Once the meat is tender, remove from cooker and let cool for about 10-15 minutes.
  7. Pull apart with hands or fork.
  8. To make carnitas, heat remaining vegetable oil in large saute pan over medium high heat. 
  9. Press the carnitas into the oil and fry until brown and crusty on one side.
  10. Serve as enchilada meat, in tacos/burritos or however you like!
  11. Enjoy!