These delicious pork carnitas are an amazing blend of authentic Mexican flavors.
You will need:
Electric Pressure Cooker (Pressure Cookers: The best thing since crock pots!)
5 pound pork picnic shoulder
1 small onion (peeled and chopped)
12 0z. beer
8 oz. water
2 cups rice
2 cups water
re fried beans
1.5 tablespoons garlic powder
1.5 tablespoons coriander
1.5 tablespoons salt
1.5 tsp Cumin
Cayenne pepper to taste
Trim the skin off the pork shoulder. Rub it with olive oil and cover it with the pork rub mixture. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate over night. In the morning (10 hours before dinner time) place the onion inside the pressure cooker, place the pork shoulder on top and pour in the liquid ingredients. Seal the lid. Make sure the pressure valve is locked. Press the slow cook button and increase the time to 10 hours.
Go to work , go about your day, your dinner is cooking itself!
10 hours later. After the pressure cooker beeps,release the steam valve. Remove the pork from the pot and shred with a fork.
Place the pork in a dish with a lid and cover in it’s own juices to keep warm.
Rinse out your pressure cooker pot and place it back in the cooker. Add two cups water, two cups rice and 1 table spoon olive oil. Reseal the lid and hit the rice button. When rice is done. Remove lid and fluff the rice with a fork.
To build your Carnitas:
Start with a four tortilla
Put on a scoop of re-fried beans
A scoop of pork
A scoop of rice
Top with Salsa verde and sour cream
Enjoy! Plus get $5 off your first purchase of Salsa Verde at iherb
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