Rating: 4.5 stars
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Lime juice in the crema give these tacos a good zing!

Recipe Summary

prep:
30 mins
cook:
4 hrs
total:
4 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
16 tacos
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Carnitas:
Lime Crema:
Tacos:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Carnitas: Trim fat from pork. Cut pork into 2- to 3-inch pieces; transfer to a 4-quart slow cooker. Stir in onion, orange juice, cumin, 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, oregano, and cayenne.

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  • Cover and cook on Low 8 to 10 hours, or on High 4 to 5 hours. Transfer pork to a large bowl; shred using 2 forks. Add enough cooking liquid from slow cooker to moisten.

  • Lime Crema: Add 2 tablespoons lime juice to a small bowl. Stir in yogurt and 1/2 teaspoon salt. Dust with chili powder.

  • Tacos: Serve pork in tortillas with cabbage, red onion, and pico de gallo (if using). Garnish with crema and lime zest.

Tips

https://www.allrecipes.com/cook/dougiebc/

Nutrition Facts

338 calories; protein 17.9g; carbohydrates 32.5g; fat 16g; cholesterol 52.6mg; sodium 761.4mg. Full Nutrition
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