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Killer Crockpot Carnitas (Slow Cooker)

The best crockpot carnitas you'll ever have! Killer Crockpot Pork Carnitas made in your slow cooker so it couldn't be easier!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 5 mins
Servings: 8 Servings
Calories: 352kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 3-5 lbPork Butt/Shoulder Roast
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups vegetable oil

Instructions

  • Trim roast and slice into 1/4 inch thick pieces. Put directly into crock pot (or baking pan).
  • Combine spices and toss into crockpot.
  • Add in the vegetable oil. Yes, it is a lot of oil, but fear not. If you skimp you won't get the same results.
  • Toss together using hands until evenly coated with spice and oil goodness.
  • Cook on low setting for 6-8 hours until the meat can easily be shredded with a fork.

Nutrition

Calories: 352kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 555mg | Potassium: 878mg | Vitamin A: 4.5% | Vitamin C: 0.2% | Calcium: 1.8% | Iron: 9.9%