Carnitas Recipe - Low Carb & Healthy

Low carb recipe for Carnitas which belongs to the Pork and Lamb recipe category.

Ingredients Needed

  1. 3 pounds (1.4 kg) pork shoulder, skin and bone removed
  2. Water
  3. 1 tablespoon (15 ml) lime juice
  4. 2 teaspoons salt

Cooking Instructions

Cut the pork into 1-inch (2.

5-cm) cubes and put them in a big, heavy skillet.

Add just enough water to barely cover the cubes.

Add the lime juice, sprinkle with salt, and bring to a boil.

Do not cover the pan.

Turn the heat down to medium-low and let the meat continue to boil until all the water has evaporated.

Turn the heat down even lower and let the meat continue to cook, stirring often, until the meat cubes are browned all over, which may take as long as an hour.

Serving Yield

6 servings

Nutrition Information

Each with 29 g protein; 0 g carbohydrate; 0 g dietary fiber; 0 g usable carb. Analysis does not include low-carb tortilla.