Instant Pot Carnitas Tacos

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Instant Pot Carnitas Tacos

  • Author: Roni Proter
  • Yield: 4
  • Method: Instant Pot
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Ingredients

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  • 12 lbs Instant Pot pulled pork
  • 1216 corn tortillas
  • 1 jalapeno
  • 2 limes
  • 1 cup cilantro
  • 46 radishes
  • 1/2 red onion, diced

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to low broil. Drain liquid from the pozole or slow-cooked pork and remove hominy.
  2. Place chunks of meat on a parchment-lined baking sheet and broil for 3-5 minutes, checking constantly to make sure meat doesn’t burn.
  3. Toss and continue to cook for 3-5 more minutes or pork is crispy at the edges.
  4. Meanwhile slice jalapeno, radishes and chop cilantro. Cut limes into quarter wedges. Warm up the tortillas and scoop the carnitas into the tortillas, it should make at least 3-4 tacos for each person.
  5. Top with chopped cilantro and other toppings. Serve immediately.

Keywords: Carnitas Tacos

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Instant Pot Carnitas (Pulled Pork)

  • Author: Roni Proter
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Method: Instant Pot

Ingredients

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  • 23 lbs boneless pork shoulder, cubed
  • 2 tbsp olive or vegetable oil
  • generous sprinkle of salt and pepper
  • 2 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tbsp ancho chili powder (can substitute regular chili powder)
  • 1 dried guajillo pepper
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 115 oz can of hominy, drained
  • 1 8 oz can mild diced green chilis
  • 2 cups of chicken broth
  • juice from one lime
  • radishes, cilantro, lime – optional for garnish

Instructions

  1. Salt the cubed pork generously and sear it with the olive oil in the Instant Pot.
  2. Add the hominy, green chili, spices, garlic, onion, lime juice guajillo pepper, and the broth, stir to combine.
  3. Place the top on, seal the steam lever on top and cook on the ‘stew’ function (50 minutes).
  4. Release the steam and serve. I serve one with sliced radishes, fresh cilantro and a lime wedge.

Keywords: Instant Pot Carnitas

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