Pressure Cooker Pork Carnitas2017-03-12
- Servings : 6
- Prep Time : 10m
- Cook Time : 45m
- Ready In : 55m
- 3 pounds (1.44 kg) boneless and skinless pork shoulder,cut into 2-inch (5 cm) pieces
- 2 tablespoons finely grated orange zest
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon chipotle chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup (180 ml) beef broth
- 3 tablespoons lard
- 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice
In a pressure cooker,combine cubed pork,orange zest,garlic,cumin,chili powder and salt. Mix until meat is evenly coated in the spices. Pour in beef broth.
Close pressure cooker and lock the lid. Set burner heat to high pressure. When cooker reaches high pressure,reduce heat to low. Set timer to cook for 30 minutes.
Turn off pressure cooker. Open cooker with Quick Release method. Transfer cooked pork chunks to a large bowl,reserving cooking liquid.
Melt the lard in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Working in a batches,add pork chunks.Fry until crisp,turning often,for 6-8 minutes. Transfer fried pork to serving platter.
Using a flatware spoon,defat the sauce in pressure cooker. Pour sauce in hot skillet. Stir in lime juice. Boil over medium-high heat until reduced by half. Pour sauce over fried pork chunks. Serve immediately.
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