Drunken Pork Carnitas
slow cooker, fork, baking sheet
- ½ tsp salt
- ⅛ tsp pepper
- ½ tsp ground cumin
- ½ tsp oregano
- 1 tbsp onions
Mix the dry rub together in a small bowl. Rub thoroughly over all sides of the pork.
- 1¼ cloves garlic
Add minced garlic to the top of the pork and place in a slow cooker.
- ½ packages orange slices
- ¾ tbsp lime juice
- ¼ cup beer
Drizzle the lime juice over the pork. Add the two containers of mandarin oranges and their juice in a circle around the pork. Add the beer to the circle of orange mixture.
- ½ bay leaves
- slow cooker
Place bay leaves on top of the pork and cook on low for 8 hours.
Remove bay leaves. Shred pork with two forks.
- baking sheet
Set oven to broil on high. Add shredded pork to a rimmed baking sheet and drizzle the juices from the slow cooker on top. Broil for 5 minutes.
Serve in warm tortillas or add on top of your favorite nacho recipe!