Serve up some authentic Mexican flavor with these slow cooker pork tacos. Easy to make, this recipe takes only 10 minutes to prep and will slowly cook to perfection in your slow cooker for six hours. The special ingredient to these carnitas tacos is a package of McCormick&re... Serve up some authentic Mexican flavor with these slow cooker pork tacos. Easy to make, this recipe takes only 10 minutes to prep and will slowly cook to perfection in your slow cooker for six hours. The special ingredient to these carnitas tacos is a package of McCormick® Street Taco Pork Carnitas Seasoning Mix. This robust mix includes zesty seasonings like cumin, chipotle and paprika to create a signature flavor profile the whole family will love. Coat your pork roast with the seasoning and place it into your slow cooker for hours of tender perfection. Once finished, shred your pork with two forks and put it on a baking sheet. Broil for a few minutes for crisp pieces of juicy pork that’ll make your mouth water. If you don’t have much time, try making our skillet version of Easy Pork Carnitas Tacos. Serve your pork carnitas street tacos with a variety of toppings like shredded cheese, red onion and cilantro, as well as your favorite Mexican dishes like homemade Guacamole or Salsa. Read More Read Less
- 1 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.
- 3 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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