Slow Cooking Carnitas for 24 Hours Sous Vide Style
Here is a easy recipe for Carnitas, (Mexican Pork) that you can make with your Sous Vide Cooker. Also included is a recipe for Pico de Gallo.
4-5 pound Pork Shoulder Roast
2 teaspoons Salt
2 teaspoons Garlic Powder
2 teaspoons Ground Cumin
1 teaspoon Crumbled Dried Oregano
1 teaspoon Ground Coriander
2-4 Bay Leaves
Mix together salt, garlic powder, cumin, oregano, and coriander in a bowl. Chop onion and slice Orange. Place Pork in bag and cover with spice mixture. Place Onion Slices and Orange Slices in bag as well, Squeeze a few Orange Slices for its juice into bag.
Cook with Sous Vide to desired temperature.
145 Degrees Fahrenheit for 24-36 Hours for Rare
165 Degrees Fahrenheit for 12-24 Hours for Medium
185 Degrees Fahrenheit for 8-16 Hours for Well Done
Remove from bag and shred with forks. Place on cooking sheet and broil in oven at 450 Degrees for 10-15 minutes to crisp. Pour remaining juices over pork to add some flavor. Serve and enjoy!
Watch the video below for more detailed instructions.