Mexican Pulled Pork (Carnitas)

From Supper From South of the Border

Mexican Pulled Pork (Carnitas)

Why This Recipe Works

Reducing the cooking liquid until it became a syrupy glaze gave our carnitas recipe great pork flavor. Broiling the glazed meat on a rack allowed the excess fat to drip off. Refining our cooking liquid’s flavors with a mixture of lime and o...

Why This Recipe Works

Reducing the cooking liquid until it became a syrupy glaze gave our carnitas recipe great pork flavor. Broiling the glazed meat on a rack allowed the excess fat to drip off. Refining our cooking liquid’s flavors with a mixture of lime and orange juices, bay leaves, and oregano was the finishing touch on our Mexican pulled pork recipe.

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Supper From South of the BorderSeason 10, Ep. 1021

Our carnitas, Mexico’s version of pulled pork, have all the flavor—but none of the problematic hot fat—of the traditional fried dish. Street corn completes this authentic Mexican meal.