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Monday, April 09 2012

A delicious Mexican meal.

 



 
Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas
Recipe from 
Servings: 6
Total Time: 7 hrs
 
 
Ingredients
  •  
     tablespoon  olive oil
  •  
     1 1/2-pound  Smithfield Garlic & Herb boneless pork loin roast
  •  
     cup  beef broth
  •  
        Creamy Chimichurri Sauce
  •  
    12    corn tortillas (warmed according to package directions)
  •  
        Shredded lettuce
  •  
        Sour cream (optional)
Creamy Chimichurri Sauce
  •  
     cup  fresh Italian parsley leaves and stems (can substitute cilantro)
  •  
    1/4  cup  fresh oregano leaves
  •  
       garlic cloves
  •  
       small shallots, peeled and quartered
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    1/3  cup  fresh-squeezed lime juice (about 2 limes)
  •  
    1/2  cup  mayonnaise
  •  
    1/2  teaspoon  crushed red pepper flakes (optional)
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Directions

Heat oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat; add pork loin. Brown pork on all sides (about 11 minutes);deglaze pan with stock scraping any brown bits.
 

Place pork mixture and cooking liquid into slow cooker. Cover and cook on low 7 to 8 hours or high 3 to 4 hours.
 

Remove pork from cooking liquid. Pour cooking liquid into a large skillet and bring to a boil over high heat; boil 5 minutes or until liquid is reduced to about 1/3 cup.
 

Shred pork; stir in reduced cooking liquid. Serve with Chimichurri Sauce, warm tortillas, lettuce, and sour cream.
 

To Make Chimichurri Sauce:

Combine all ingredients and 1/4 cup water in a food processor or blender. Pulse 8 to 10 times or until finely chopped, stopping to scrape down sides as needed. Makes about 1 1/4 cups.
 

 
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