I've got some supermarket-grade chunked pork shoulder. How should I prepare it?
Amanda is a co-founder of Food52.
This pork shoulder recipe is SO good. http://bit.ly/hG2GXi
I think I made this with pork shoulder before, you might have to skim the fat.
I love carnitas. Homesick Texan has a great method; she cooks the pork in orange juice and water until the liquid evaporates, the pork is tender and most of the fat renders. She doesn't do this, but I like to shred it and crisp it under the broiler. You are left with succulent, rich, very porky carnitas. All you need are tortillas, tomatillo salsa, chopped cilantro and chopped raw onion.
i love making carnitas for enchiladas, tacos, or a breakfast sandwich along with a fried egg and cheese on an english muffin. also, i like to braise it with soy sauce, water, white wine, ginger, garlic, white pepper, and a touch of rice vinegar. when it's done, i'll throw in some mung bean/transparent/glass noodles and serve it all with a drizzle of roasted sesame oil, green onions, and cilantro.
Please enter a valid email address.
Well played. You deserve a cookie.
Where to find us, when the fields open, where to get a slushy lemonade, and more
A Better Brimfield Map
Amatriciana for Amatrice
Hops To It—Shop Beerware!
The Pie Dough Bonus Treats
prevented successful signup:
We'll never post anything without your permission.
prevented successful login:
Thanks for signing up!
Connect with us to get more Food52!
Sign up for our useful, inspired emails and we'll
give you everything you need to eat and live better—including
recipes, how-tos, and exclusives and great gift ideas from our
kitchen and home shop.