Lime-Chipotle Carnitas Tostadas

“Here’s a terrific recipe for your next weeknight dinner. Set out various toppings and garnishes so your family members can customize their own tostadas with the lime-kissed shredded pork.” —Jan Valdez, Chicago, Illinois

Lime-Chipotle Carnitas Tostadas
Lime Chipotle Carnitas Tostadas recipe
Lime-Chipotle Carnitas Tostadas
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
16servings 20minutes 8hours
Servings Prep Time
16servings 20minutes
Cook Time
8hours
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Add broth to a 5-qt. slow cooker. Mix seasonings; rub over all sides of pork. Place in slow cooker. Add onion and garlic cloves. Cook, covered, on low 8-10 hours, until meat is tender.
  2. Remove pork; cool slightly. Strain cooking juices, reserving garlic cloves; discard onion. Skim fat from cooking juices. Mash garlic with a fork. Shred pork with 2 forks.
  3. Return cooking juices, garlic and pork to slow cooker. Squeeze lime juice over pork; heat through, stirring to combine. Layer tostada shells with pork mixture and toppings as desired. Serve with lime wedges.
Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts

1 tostada: 269 calories, 15g fat (5g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 279mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fibre), 23g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 3 medium-fat meat, 1/2 starch.