The best crockpot carnitas you’ll ever have! Killer Crockpot Pork Carnitas made in your slow cooker so it couldn’t be easier!
1 3 to 5 pound pork butt or shoulder roast
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups vegetable oil
US Customary – Metric
Trim roast and slice into 1/4 inch thick pieces. Put directly into crock pot (or baking pan).
Combine spices and toss into crockpot.
Add in the vegetable oil. Yes, it is a lot of oil, but fear not. If you skimp you won’t get the same results.
Toss together using hands until evenly coated with spice and oil goodness.
Cook on low setting for 6-8 hours until the meat can easily be shredded with a fork.