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Pork Carnitas Tacos

Pork Carnitas Tacos

Fall apart tender delicious pork carnitas! Treat yourself to these delicious Pork Carnitas Tacos today!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 6 people


  • slow cooker or crockpot


  • 2.5 lbs Boneless Pork Shoulder for Carnitas if you can't find it cut up for carnitas, you can cut up the meat yourself into medium sized pieces
  • 1 packet Sazon Goya seasoning you can also use salt and pepper to taste instead of the Sazon Goya seasoning, or Goya Sazonador Total!
  • flour tortillas or tortilla of your choice
  • diced onion suggested garnish
  • cilantro suggested garnish
  • chili peppers suggested garnish (I used Thai, you can use jalapeno or serrano as well)
  • Tabasco suggested garnish


  • Remove the pork from the packaging and drain any excess liquid. If you can't find boneless pork shoulder already cut for carnitas, you can cut up the meat yourself into medium sized pieces. Add your Sazon Goya seasoning OR salt and pepper OR Goya Sazonador Total to the meat.
    boneless pork shoulder and sazon goya seasoning
  • Add to your crockpot, and set on low. Cook for 8 hours.
    pork shoulder in a crockpot sprinkled with sazon goya
  • Turn up your broiler. Place some of the meat under the broiler for just a couple of minutes or until the meat turns crispy and nicely browned. Keep checking the meat to ensure it doesn't burn!
  • Place some of the crispy and browned meat on your tortilla, and garnish with your garnishes of choice!
    Pork Carnitas Tacos


Enjoy these fall apart tender and most delicious carnitas tacos!  Also thank the Mexican state of Michoacan for their contribution to Mexican cuisine!  
Keyword pork, porkcarnitas, tacos