Reduce by Half Episode 3: Carnitas

Welcome to Episode 3 of Reduce by Half: Carnitas featuring our first guest – Nick’s friend Jaime! We released this episode on May 4th, 2017, so we are in a bit of a Cinco de Mayo mood. When I talked about my love of carnitas, Jaime told me that his Mom makes the best carnitas in the world. So, we got Jaime to share some tips about making these delicious pulled pork tacos. Listen to the episode by using the player below or click here to listen on iTunes. Keep reading to see our top two carnitas recipes!


Carnitas Recipes

Pork Carnitas Made in Lard

According to Jaime’s Mom, one of the secrets to great pork carnitas is cooking the pork in lard. This adds lots of flavor and keeps the pork tender while cooking. This recipe is inspired by her tips. Here’s the recipe overview, or you can read the full recipe here.

Slow Cooker Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas are also excellent when they’re made in a slow cooker. They’re super easy and turn out wonderfully. We have a recipe overview below, or you can check out the full recipe on our recipe page.

Slow Cooker Pork Carnita Recipe Card


Thank you for listening to this episode! Do you have any tips to make more flavorful carnitas? Leave us a comment below, we love getting new ideas! If you’d like to subscribe or rate this podcast on iTunes, we’d appreciate it! You can subscribe to Reduce by Half on iTunes by following this link. We’ll see you soon at Lake Geneva Country Meats!

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