Slow Cooker Green Chile Pork Carnitas - a little bit of a kick and a lot of flavor!
Slow Cooker Green Chile Pork Carnitas
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
8 hrs
Total Time
18 mins

These Slow Cooker Green Chile Pork Carnitas are simple and tasty, with a little bit of a kick! Spice up your dinner with this easy recipe! 

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: crockpot pork carnitas, slow cooker carnitas, slow cooker green chile pork carnitas, whole 30
Servings: 10
  • 3-4 pounds pork shoulder roast
  • 1 yellow onion sliced
  • 2 jalepeno peppers seeded and diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  1. Slice and dice up your onion, peppers and garlic.

  2. Place your onions into the bottom of a slow cooker.

  3. Place your pork roast over the onions and sprinkle with the salt, pepper and cumin.  Rub the spices around the pork to coat. Pour the oil over the top.

  4. Add the peppers, garlic and chicken broth. Cover and let it cook on low for 8-10 hours, until it shreds easily with a fork. Use two forks to shred the meat and remove from the slow-cooker.

  5. Top with fresh cilantro and lime.  Serve and enjoy!