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Carnitas In Your Pressure Cooker

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Pressure Cooker Carnitas Recipe. Keep reading for the full recipe:


1 6-7 lb pork shoulder 
3 lemons juiced
Zest of one lemon
1 onion, chopped
8 cloves garlic, minced
2 tsp oregano
3 tsp cumin
2 tsp chili powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 bay leaf
4 tsp salt
Lime juice and chopped cilantro


In a large mixing bowl, add pork, lemon zest, garlic, chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, oregano, and salt. Mix well!

Squeeze lemon juice into pressure cooker pot. Add pork, onion, and bay leaf. Using manual setting, set pressure cooker to high pressure for 45 minutes.

Let pressure release naturally, 20-30 minutes.

On a baking sheet, place cooked pork and shred with two forks. Broil for 8-10 minutes until slightly crispy.

Garnish with cilantro and lime juice. Enjoy! 

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