Pork Carnitas with Enchilada Caesar Salad

PORK CARNITAS - Twisted Caesar Enchilada

Pork Carnitas with Enchilada Caesar Salad

The Fresh Express® Twisted Caesar Enchilada Chopped Kit® gives Pork Carnitas an extra kick of Mexican flavor with every bite you take.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours 6 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 21 minutes
Servings 10


  • 2 (9.6-ounce) packages Fresh Express® Twisted Enchilada Caesar Chopped Salad Kits®
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 medium yellow onion, quartered
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 4 pounds boneless pork shoulder, trimmed, cut into 4-inch pieces
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • Flour tortillas, warmed
  • Salsa, if desired


  • Mix the chicken broth, lime juice, cumin, chili powder, oregano, red pepper, and salt in a large slow cooker. Add the onion and garlic; mix well. Add the pork; toss to coat.
  • Cover and cook on high for 5 hours or until the meat is tender.
  • Transfer the pork to a large bowl with a slotted spoon; discard cooking liquid. Shred the pork with 2 forks; season with salt and pepper.
  • Cook half of the shredded pork in 2 tablespoons oil in a skillet over medium-high heat pressing occasionally with a spatula, for 2 to 3 minutes or until crisped and browned. Transfer to a serving platter; cover with foil to keep warm. Repeat with the remaining pork.
  • Place the greens from the Fresh Express® Twisted Enchilada Caesar Chopped Salad Kits® into a large bowl; toss with the salad dressings. Add the toppings; toss to combine.
  • Serve the pork on tortillas topped with the salad; serve additional salad on the side.


Tip: Pork shoulder is also referred to as pork butt.
Made with
Enchilada Caesar Bag

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