"Secrets to Cooking TexMex"
Carnitas are small pork chunks that are
seared quickly in hot oil,
covered with chili sauce, then slow
baked until tender.
Great served as a taco or on a bed of
This recipe is enough for 4 adults and
easily be halved or doubled.
3 large country style pork ribs
1 cup all purpose flour
1 Tbl. Fiesta Fajita seasoning
3 Tbl. Olive oil or vegetable shortening
2 Tbl. Butter or margarine
2 cups regular Ancho Chili sauce (see recipe)
Cooked white rice (optional)
Trim any excess large pieces of fat off the pork ribs and cut
the ribs into 3/4 cubes. Place in a large bowl and season
with the fajita seasoning.
Heat a large skillet and when hot, add the oil and butter.
Pour the flour into the bowl and toss the meat so each piece
gets covered with flour, then add the meat to the skillet.
Brown quickly on medium high heat, turning occasionally.
When no pink is showing and all pieces of meat are browned,
pour the chili sauce into the skillet and stir to mix well.
Pour the meat and sauce into a 10 x 10 casserole dish
and bake uncovered for 2 hours at 300 degrees, stirring the
mixture every 30 minutes.
Remove and let sit for 15 minutes before serving.
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