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Pork Carnitas Street Tacos

Season pork with McCormick® Street Taco Pork Carnitas Seasoning Mix for authentic, smoky flavor. Slow cook meat to tender perfection, shred right in the slow cooker and crisp it under the broiler. See our Recipe Tips below for instructions on how to make Carnitas in the Instant Pot®. 

  • 10m

    prep time

  • 6h

    Cook Time

  • 471

    Calories

  • 3

    Ingredients

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Ingredients

8

(2 tacos)

Servings

Instructions

  • Coat pork evenly with the Seasoning Mix. Place pork in slow cooker. Cover.

  • Cook 5 to 6 hours on HIGH or 8 to 10 hours on LOW, until pork is tender.
    Slow Cooker Tip: For best results, do not remove cover during cooking.

  • Shred pork in slow cooker using 2 forks. Serve meat in tortillas with desired toppings, such as queso fresco or Cotija cheese, avocado, finely chopped onions, cilantro and lime wedges.

  • For crispy carnitas: Spread shredded meat on large shallow baking pan. Broil 5 to 10 minutes or until meat is browned with crispy edges.
    To Prepare Pork Carnitas in the Instant Pot: Cut pork shoulder roast into 2 pieces. Coat pork evenly with Seasoning Mix. Add 1 cup beef stock to Instant Pot. Place Pork in pot. Close Lid. Set Valve to Seal. Set Instant Pot to cook for 60 minutes on MEAT/STEW function, or until meat is tender. When done, quick-release the pressure. Let stand 10 minutes before opening lid. (Check manufacturer’s manual for safe operating directions.) Remove pork and shred using 2 forks. Serve as directed above.

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