Pressure Cooker Mexican Pulled Pork (carnitas) Recipe


When you need pulled pork fast, make it in the pressure cooker! This recipe makes the perfect carnitas for tacos, burritos, enchiladas, and many other Mexican dishes.

What you will need

4 tablespoons chili powder

1 tablespoon kosher salt (if using regular table salt, only use 2 teaspoons)

1 tablespoon brown sugar

2 teaspoons ground cumin

1 teaspoon cayenne

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 teaspoon onion powder

1 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon

Scant pinch of ground cloves

3 1/2 pound boneless pork shoulder roast, cut into two pieces

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

3/4 cup pineapple juice, orange juice, or water

Sliced avocado

Sliced radishes

Thinly sliced red or green cabbage

Thinly sliced romaine lettuce

Diced red onions

Chopped tomatoes

Crumbled cotija cheese

Chopped cilantro

Warm tortillas, corn or flour

Fresh squeezed lime juice



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