Traditional Mexican Food In the Heart of Old Town San Diego

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Famous Old Town Carnitas at Cafe Coyote

                                Carnitas

 

 

INGREDIENTS:                                              PREP TIME:  30 Minutes

COOKING TIME:  3 ½ Hours

10 lbs.              Pork “cushion” (body part)

7 tbs                 Salt

1                      Orange (cut in half)

2oz                   Onion

5                       Garlic Cloves

5 lbs                Lard

 

 

PREPARATION:

 

Low Heat:  Place lard in Lg Pot (enough lard that when it melts it covers the Pork)

Add:   Pork, Salt, Orange, Onion & Garlic Cloves

Cover:   Lg Pot of Carnitas

Cook:  for 3 to 3 1/2 hours

 

Remove from heat when Pork is tender

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