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Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas Paleo Bowl
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Slow Cooker Carnitas Bowl

Ingredients

  • 1 red onion
  • 1 naval orange
  • .5 tsp salt
  • .25 tsp pepper
  • .5 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder*
  • 1 tsp oregnano
  • 2 lb pork shoulder
  • 8 oz chicken broth* low sodium
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 cup rice uncooked
  • 1 avocado

Instructions

  • Finely chop 1 red onion.
  • Zest and juice one naval orange.
  • In a small bowl mix together: 1/2tsp salt + 1/4tsp pepper + 1/2tsp garlic powder + 1tsp cumin + 1tsp chili powder + 1tsp oregano.
  • Rub spice mix on all sides of pork shoulder.
  • Place juice of one orange + 8oz chicken broth + chopped red onion in the bottom of a slow cooker.
  • Add pork to slow cooker and sprinkle orange zest over the top.
  • Cook on low for 8-10 hours, turning once during cooking.
  • Once cooked, shred meat and remove any bones.
  • Rough chop ~1/4 bunch of cilantro and chop 1 tomato.
  • Place 1c rice + 2c water in a medium pot, bring water to a boil, lower to medium and cook for 18 min.
  • Option to place shredded pork on broiler pan and broil to make crispy.
  • Top rice bowl w/ carnitas, chopped tomato, sliced avocado and cilantro.