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Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 215 g
(Approx. 8 Servings)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 370 Calories From Fat 200
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22 g 34%
Saturated Fat 8 g 40%
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Cholesterol 120 mg 40%
Sodium 430 mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 10 g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1 g 4%
Sugars 5 g
Protein 32 g
Vitamin A 2% Iron 15%
Vitamin C 60% Calcium 6%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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Cuban Style Pork Carnitas
Prep Time
8 h 15 m
Cook Time
45 minutes
Total Time
9 hours
8  People


Recipe makes 8 Servings

1 1/2 Tbsp kosher salt, plus more as needed to taste
1 Tbsp cracked black pepper, plus more as needed to taste
1 Tbsp Mexican oregano
2 Tbsp ground cumin
1 1/2 cup(s) fresh squeezed orange juice
1 cup(s) fresh lemon juice
5 cloves of garlic, minced fine or zested
1/2 cup(s) white onions, finely minced or grated
3 1/2 Lb boneless pork butt
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In a bowl combine salt, pepper, oregano and cumin. Stir to combine.
Add orange juice, lemon juice, garlic and onions, then whisk everything together until salt is dissolved.
Place pork into a heavy zip top bag or container.
Pour marinade over pork, seal container or bag, and shake to make sure pork is completely submerged.
Refrigerate, allowing pork to marinate at least 6 to 8 hours (overnight is best if time permits).
Once marinated, place pork and marinade into Instant Pot. Press manual button and set timer for 45 minutes, cover, seal top and allow to cook.
Once cooked, follow Instant Pot instructions for letting pressure out before opening. Shred pork with tongs and season to taste.
Serve on tortillas, if preferred, along with your favorite toppings and condiments.


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