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Fajita Carnitas

Prep Time: 20 mins
Cook Time: 3-4 hours
Protein Category: Pork
Servings: 5-6 People
Chef: PuraVida Kitchen
  • 1 (3-4lbs) Boneless Pork Shoulder
  • Juice of 2 Oranges
  • 1 Medium Yellow Onion
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
  • 4 Whole Bay Leaves
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 cup Chicken Stock
  • 1 Medium Red Onion
  • 2 Habanero Peppers
  • 1 cup Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 4 cups PuraVida Fajita Rajas
  • 10 Corn Tortillas
  • 8oz Salsa
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
  • Step 1

    Place the pork shoulder in a slow cooker and season generously with salt and pepper.

    Step 2

    In a blender combine orange juice, yellow onion, garlic, bay leaves, oregano, and chicken stock. Blend to a smooth consistency and pour into the slow cooker with the pork.

    Step 3

    Cook on low for 3-4 hours. The pork should be tender enough to shred.

  • Step 4

    Slice red onion and habanero in thin strips and pack into a mason jar or heat safe container.

    Step 5

    In a small saucepan, combine apple cider vinegar, sugar, and salt.

    Step 6

    Bring to a boil, then pour over the sliced onion and habanero.

  • Step 7

    Heat a skillet over medium high heat, add PuraVida Fajita Rajas and shredded carnitas to get them crispy.

  • Step 8

    Serve them on a hot tortilla and top with your favorite salsa, pickled onion, and habaneros. Enjoy!

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