Pork carnitas is a lush juicy Mexican pulled pork dish which is ideal for pulled pork burgers, burritos, nachos & sandwich meat! Easy Thermomix pork recipe.
Wash and dry the pork.
Combine the oregano and cumin in a small bowl. Pat the spices over the pork to coat.
Place two egg rings in the deep Varoma basket. (This will stop the meat covering the steam vents.)
Add the meat to the Varoma basket, fat side up. Reserve.
Add the onion, chili, garlic and peppercorns to TM bowl. Chop 4 sec/Speed 9.
Scrape down the bowl. Add the oranges to the bowl. Puree 5 sec/Speed 9.
Scrape down the bowl, add water and liquid stock to the bowl.
Place the TM lid on the bowl and stack the varoma on the lid. Cook 99 min/Varoma/Speed 2.
Add 400g of additional water to the bowl. Cook 50 min/Varoma/ Speed 2.
Add a further 400g of water to the bowl. Cook 40 min/Varoma/ Speed 2.
Transfer the pork to a Thermo Server and use 2 forks to shred the meat.
Add 3/4 cup of the orange sauce cooking liquid to the pork and massage it through the meat until its well combined.
Heat oil in a heavy-based frying pan.
Add enough pork to cover the base of the pan.
Fry the meat without turning until the bottom on the meat is crisp.
Remove the meat from the pan and use as a filling for Taco, Burrito or pulled pork burger.