Pork Carnitas


  • 4 lb boneless pork roast
  • 3 Tbsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 large onion diced
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 4 Tbsp lime juice (from 2 limes)
  • 1/2 cup orange juice (from 2 oranges)
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 2 bay leaves


  1. Pat the pork dry with a paper towel. Combine salt, pepper and dried oregano and rub pork with the seasoning.
  2. In the slow cooker, add chopped onion, garlic cloves, broth, lime juice, orange juice, and bay leaves.
  3. Add the pork to the slow cooker. Cook on high for 5 hours or on low for 7-8 hours.
  4. Remove the pork from the slow cooker. Shredded the pork with two forks. Keep the juice.
  5. If you want crispy edges, transfer the shredded pork to a baking sheet and pour ½ cup of the juices on top of the meat and broil it for 5-7 minutes, or until golden brown.
  6. Serve on tortillas and garnish however you would like.