Traditional Carnitas
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Traditional Carnitas

Carnitas, which translates to “little meats” in Spanish, is a beloved Mexican dish that’s both tender and full of flavor. This mouthwatering dish is crafted by slowly braising or simmering pork meat in lard, resulting in incredibly tender and juicy meat with a rich, brown color. 

Carnitas Recipe
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Carnitas Recipe

Carnitas originated in the state of Michoacán, Mexico and means “little meat.” The pork meat is slow cooked in lard until melt in your mouth tender. In this recipe we use an instant pot which does wonders. Pressure cooking drastically reduces the time it takes to cook them and infuses the meat with a TON of flavor.