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Milk Braised Pork Carnitas
Level
Easy
Prep
20 minutes
Cook
140 minutes
Servings
12 servings
KEY INGREDIENTS
Carnation
Evaporated Milk
NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk 12 oz
NET 12 fl oz (354 mL)
INGREDIENTS
MAKE IT
Step 1
Pat meat dry and season with salt and pepper.
Step 2
Heat the oil over medium heat in a Dutch oven or heavy bottomed pot. Brown the meat in batches and then return all the meat to the pot.
Step 3
Add evaporated milk, orange juice and zest, garlic, cumin and oregano to the pot and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
Step 4
Reduce heat and cover, cook approximately 1.5-2 hours until the meat is fork tender.
Step 5
While meat is cooking, turn oven to 425° F.
Step 6
Transfer cooked pork to a high sided baking dish. Toss the pork with 1-2 tablespoons of the cooking liquid.
Step 7
Bake pork for 15-20 minutes until pork is golden brown on the edges. Remove and let cool slightly. Pork can be shredded with forks if needed. Serve with tortillas or over rice.
VARIATIONS
Substitute 1 3/4 cups (11.5-oz. pkg.) NESTLE® TOLL HOUSE® Milk Chocolate Morsels for Semi-Sweet Chocolate Morsels.
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