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Pork Carnitas with Chipotle BBQ Sauce and Slaw

Ingredients

    FOR THE PORK CARNITAS:
  • 4 bone in pork chops
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 TBSP Ground Coriander
  • 1 TBSP Ground Cumin
  • 1 TBSP Chili Powder
  • 1 TBSP Garlic Powder
  • 1 TBSP Onion Powder
  • 1 TBSP Pepper
  • FOR THE BBQ SAUCE:
  • 1 cup Ketchup
  • 2 TBSP Brown Sugar
  • 2 TBSP Dijon Mustard
  • 1/2 Cup Distilled White Vinegar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 TBSP Honey
  • 1 TBSP Salt
  • 1 TBSP Pepper
  • 1 TBSP Chili Powder
  • 1 TBSP Ground Coriander
  • 1 TBSP Ground Cumin
  • 2 TBSP Finely Chopped Chipotles in Adobo
  • 1 TBSP Garlic Powder
  • 1 TBSP Onion Powder
  • FOR THE SLAW:
  • 2 Cup Chopped Green Cabbage
  • 1 Cup Thinly Sliced Red Onion
  • 1/2 Cup Cilantro, Shredded
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1/2 cup Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt

Instructions

  1. Lay 4 Pork Chops in the slow cooker. Add the juices, garlic and powders evenly over the pork chops. Place lid on slow cooker and turn the slow cooker on low for 6 hrs, rotating pork chops half way through. Once done,let pork chops cool slightly and shred into bite sized pieces.
  2. Make BBQ Sauce: Add all ingredients into a medium sauce pan and whisk. Bring up to a simmer and cook for 15 min, until thickened. Remove from heat and add the pork to the BBQ Sauce and toss together.
  3. Make the slaw: Chop the cabbage and red onion. Place in a medium bowl and add cilantro. Add Lime juice and greek yogurt. Toss together until evenly distributed.
  4. Serve in corn tortillas and chips with salsa.
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Recipe and Photo: Foodista / CC BY

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