Carnitas

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Total Time
3hrs
Prep
1 hr
Cook
2 hrs

Serve on toothpicks, or with tostadas and guacamole. From Elena's Secrets of Mexican cooking. Posted for ZWT 5.

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 2 lbs lean pork, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 12 teaspoon msg (optional)
  • salt
  • pepper

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°.
  2. Combine all ingredients and let stand for an hour.
  3. Bake in a shallow baking pan for 2 hours, periodically pouring off any fat that accumulates.