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Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas taste just like you slow roasted it in the oven,tender and juicy and is so easy to make.

Author: angela@eatlivehappy
Ingredients
  • 5-5 1/2 pound bone-in pork shoulder blade roast
  • 1 large onion chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons kosher salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3/4 cup fresh orange juice
  • 3/4 cup cola made with real sugar Mexican coca cola or pepsi
  • 1/4 teaspoon liquid smoke
Instructions
  1. PLACE CHOPPED ONION IN SLOW COOKER

    COMBINE MINCED GARLIC, SALT, PEPPER AND OLIVE OIL.

    RUB MIXTURE ALL OVER ROAST TO COAT. PLACE ROAST IN SLOW COOKER ON TOP OF ONIONS

    COMBINE ORANGE JUICE, COLA AND LIQUID SMOKE. POUR LIQUID OVER ROAST. PLACE LID ON SLOW COOKER AND COOK ON HIGH FOR 5 HOURS.

    AFTER 5 HRS, BREAK MEAT APART INTO CHUNKS SO THAT IT IS SUBMERGED IN THE COOKING LIQUID. REPLACE LID AND CONTINUE COOKING ON FOR ANOTHER HOUR OR TWO. SHRED MEAT WITH FORK. SERVE WITH CORN OR FLOUR TORTILLAS AND YOUR FAVORITE TOPPINGS. ENJOY!