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Traci Des Jardins's Carnitas Tacos Recipe

kept bymlehet
recipe byChow

4 pounds boneless pork shoulder with fat
1/4 cup lard, duck fat, or vegetable oil
1 Negra Modela beer
2 tangerines, quartered
1 ounce piloncillo or brown sugar, roughly crushed
1 dried chipotle chile
Salt and pepper
12 to 18 small corn tortillas
1 bag tortillas chips, preferably homemade
1 pound tomatillos
1 serrano chile
1 white onion, peeled
1 bunch cilantro, thoroughly washed
2 ripe Hass avocados, peeled and de-seeded
1/2 remaining cilantro, chopped
1/4 white onion, finely minced
Juice of 4 Key limes or 2 regular limes
1/4 finely minced serrano chile
Salt to taste, about 1 1/2 teaspoons
1/2 white onion, finely diced
1/4 bunch cilantro leaves, roughly cut
1/4 serrano chile, finely minced
5 Key limes, halved, or 2 regular limes, quartered



mlehet's picture

Good flavor, but needed more of a "base"

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