Pork Carnitas with Cilantro Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

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Pork Carnitas with Cilantro Tomatillo Sauce Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 pound pork shoulder
  • 2 tablespoons Mazola® Corn Oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 teaspoon Spice Islands® Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Spice Islands® Chili Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Spice Islands® Chipotle Chile Powder
  • 2 tomatillos, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 4 corn tortillas

Directions:

  1. Cut pork into 1 inch cubes; season with salt and pepper. Heat oil in large skillet or Dutch oven. Add pork, onions, garlic powder, chili powder and chipotle chile powder; saute 3 to 5 minutes to brown the meat.
  2. Add enough water to barely cover pork. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat and simmer 30 minutes. Remove lid and continue to simmer an additional 45 minutes or until liquid has evaporated.
  3. Combine chopped tomatillos, tomatoes and cilantro in a small bowl.
  4. Place an equal amount of pork on each tortilla. Top with tomatillo salsa.
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