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Pork Carnitas Tacos

A splash of TABASCO® Sauce is the boost your Pork Carnitas Tacos need.
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Recipe uses Original Red Sauce
Original Red Sauce
image Prep Time:
10 minutes
image Cook Time:
6 hours
Pork Carnitas Tacos
Pork Carnitas Tacos


2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice, about 1/2 orange
1/4 cup freshly squeezed lime juice, about 1 lime
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon onion powder
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon pepper
salt, to taste
2 pounds boneless pork shoulder
La Banderita Corn Tortillas
Pickled red onions
Queso fresco, crumbled
Chopped cilantro


Spray crockpot with cooking spray.

Place juices, soy sauce, TABASCO® Sauce, and spices into crockpot. Whisk together.

Place pork into crockpot and use spoon to coat with some of the juices. Cover and cook on HIGH for 4 hours or LOW for 8 hours.

Uncover and shred pork with two forks. Taste and season with salt, if necessary.

Place shredded pork into tortillas and top with pickled red onions, queso fresco, and cilantro.

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