Make your own carnitas at home to use in tacos, enchiladas and more with this simple crockpot carnitas recipe.

Crockpot Carnitas Recipe

Homemade Carnitas Recipe


3 lbs or more pork loin

1 tbsp bay leaves

1 tbsp ground cumin

1 tbsp salt

1 tbsp pepper

1 tbsp Knorr chicken seasoning

1 cup water

How to make carnitas in a slow cookerDirections:

Place water in the bottom of the crockpot, then lay pork loin in.

Top pork with all the seasonings and cook 4 – 6 hours on high.

When the pork is done cooking, shred with two forks.

You will know it is done when it shreds easily like pulled pork.

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