Mexican Carnitas – Eat With Your Eyes


Ingredients: warm flour tortillas,1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped,6 large clv garlic, minced,guacamole,inch cubes,1 large lemon,oil for frying,3 large oranges, divided,pepper to taste,pepper to taste,1 boneless pork blade or shoulder roast (3 to 4 lb,Salt to taste,1 1/2 cups shredded Cheddar cheese

  1. Place meat in a medium-size roasting pan.
  2. Sprinkle with garlic & cilantro. Season with salt & pepper.Squeeze the juice from 1 orange & the lemon over the meat.Slice the remaining oranges & place over the meat.Cover & bake at 350 degrees for about 2 hours or until meat is tender.With a slotted spoon, remove meat & drain well on paper towels.
  3. Heat a small amount of oil in a skillet & fry meat, 1 lb at a time until brown & crispy.
  4. Serve warm in flour tortillas garnished with cheese, salsa, & guacamole.


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