• Prep Time
    75 Mins
  • Cook Time
    0 Mins
  • Total Time
    75 Mins
  • The base number of servings for this recipe is 16
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    Mini Carnitas Sliders with Golden Avocado Salsa

    Mini Carnitas Sliders with Golden Avocado Salsa is the new crowd pleaser on the field: try this fresh makeover on sliders with zesty pork carnitas, avocados and mango salsa! 


    Ingredients
    Pork Carnitas
    1
    teaspoon
    cumin
    1
    teaspoon
    paprika
    1
    teaspoon
    pepper
    1
    teaspoon
    salt
    2
    pounds
    pork shoulder, well-trimmed of visible fat
    1 1/2
    cups
    chicken broth
    1/2
    cup
    fresh orange juice
    1
    jalapeño, cored, seeded and chopped
    2
    cloves garlic, crushed
    32
    slider buns
    Golden Avocado Salsa
    3
    ripe, fresh Hass avocados, seeded, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch dice
    2
    ripe mangoes, cut in 1/4-inch dice
    1/2
    cup
    yellow peppers, diced
    2
    tablespoons
    jalapeno, minced
    2
    tablespoons
    cilantro, chopped
    2
    tablespoons
    fresh lime juice
    Directions
    Combine cumin, paprika, pepper and salt. Lightly sprinkle over pork. 
    Place pork, broth, orange juice, jalapeño and garlic in slow cooker.
    Cook for 8 hours on low setting or 5 to 6 hours on medium setting, until pork is cooked through and pork is very tender. Remove from crock pot.
    Shred pork, removing fat as needed; cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
    Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place pork on foil-lined backing sheet. Roast for 15-20 minutes until brown and crispy.
    While meat is roasting, combine diced avocado, mango, yellow pepper, jalapeño, cilantro and lime juice.  
    Remove pork, cool; divide evenly between slider rolls. Top with Golden Avocado Salsa. Serve with remaining salsa. 

    The base number of servings for this recipe is 16
    OK

    Categories 

    Family-friendlyPork

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