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Carnitas

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Ingredients
  Pork shoulder/Butt / country style spareribs 2 Pound
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Cumin 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Oranges 7 Fluid Ounce (Extracted From 2 Fruit)
Directions

Cutthe pork into 1" cubes, leaving some fat on the pieces.
Place in a dutch oven and barely cover with water.
Add the salt, pepper, garlic and cumin.
Simmer until the water is almost evaporated.
Add the orange juice and continue cooking about an hour or until the meat is lightly browned.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Party, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1803 Calories from Fat 1018

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 113 g173.8%

Saturated Fat 39.5 g197.6%

Trans Fat 1 g

Cholesterol 562.5 mg187.5%

Sodium 2506.1 mg104.4%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 5.3 g21.4%

Sugars 19.1 g

Protein 160 g320.8%

Vitamin A 11.1% Vitamin C 160.6%

Calcium 26.5% Iron 63.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Carnitas Recipe