Pork Carnitas2021-07-08T14:05:54-04:00

Pork Carnitas

Presented by Casa Toro


  • 1 small boneless pork butt, about 2 lbs. 
  • 4 onions, peeled and quartered
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 3 cups orange juice
  • 3 cups whole milk
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3–4 T “house seasoning” blend*
  • 2–3 T hot water

*Mix your own blend of Mexican spices or use a good quality commercial product.


Cut pork into large chunks and place in a large roasting pan. Add onions, garlic, orange juice, milk, cinnamon stick, and seasoning blend to pan, cover and place in an oven preheated to 400°F for 3 1/2 to 4 hours. Shred meat and serve in traditional tacos and quesadillas or as a topping for nachos, burgers, or Mexican torta sandwiches.  


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