Crockpot Pork Carnitas

shredded pork carnitas in a bowl with a bowl of gravy in the background

These Crockpot Pork Carnitas are full of incredible flavor and so easy to make. They are super versatile and perfect for tacos or burritos!

  • 4 lb pork shoulder
  • 1 large onion quartered
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp oregano dried
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 stick cinnamon
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 12 oz beer


  • Cut the pork shoulder into large 2 inch chunks. Trim some of the fat if needed.
  • In your crockpot add the rest of the ingredients and stir. Add the pork to the crockpot and stir. There should be enough liquid to cover the pork.
  • Cook on low for 8 hours or high for 5 hours.
  • Take 2 forks and start shredding the meat into smaller pieces. Pour some of the leftover liquid over the meat or strain the liquid and use it to make a gravy. See notes for instructions.
  • Serve on tacos, burritos, tamales, sandwiches, etc.

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