Spicy Pork Tacos

 
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The perfect way to spice up the night.

SERVINGS
5 to 6
PREP TIME
15
MIN
COOK TIME
3
HRS
20
MIN
TOTAL TIME
3
HRS
35
MIN
DIFFICULTY
Easy

 

  • 1 (2.5 lbs.) FARMER JOHN® Boneless Pork Butt
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 white onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped
  • 1 jalapeno seeded and chopped
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves

Spice Rub:

  • Mix 2 teaspoons salt, 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, 1 teaspoon ground coriander

 

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Sprinkle pork with Spice Rub. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large pan over medium-high heat. Add pork butt. Sauté 15 minutes, turning every few minutes to brown each side. Remove cushion and set in a 9×9 baking dish. Add onion and garlic to pan, stirring constantly 1 minute. Pour onion mixture and broth over pork butt. Cover and bake 1hr 45min or until meat pulls apart with a fork (meat must reach a minimum internal temperature of 145°F).
  3. Process jalapeño, cilantro, and remaining 1 tablespoon oil in a food processor until smooth. Shred pork and combine with cilantro mixture. Return to oven and heat 15 minutes more.
  4. Serve carnitas with warm corn tortillas, avocado slices, diced onion and lime wedges.
COOKING TIP

Cool down the spiciness by adding sour cream and guacamole as toppings.