Dutch Oven Carnitas

delicious & easy

Our Dutch oven carnitas are slow roasted for fork tender Mexican pulled pork. Make this pork carnitas recipe for the best tacos or burritos!

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– Boneless pork shoulder  – Montreal steak seasoning  – Olive oil  – Beef broth – Ground chili powder – Ground cumin

Step 1

Liberally sprinkle pork shoulder roast all over with Montreal steak seasoning. Preheat oven to 250ºF.

Step 2

Add oil to a cast iron Dutch Oven pot over medium-high heat. Once the oil is almost smoking, sear the pork on all sides. Add 2 cups beef broth to the pot.

Step 3

Add chili powder and cumin in a layer over the top of the roast. Cover pot with lid and roast in oven for 5 hours. After 2 1/2 hours, check the pot and add more liquid if necessary.

Step 4

After 5 hours, the meat should be fork tender and easy to shred. If not, continue roasting for a while longer.

Serve with tortillas and top with avocado crema, pico de Gallo, salsa, or other condiment of your choice.

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Serve & enjoy!

Serve & enjoy!