Instant Pot® Pork Loin Carnitas Tacos
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Instant Pot® Pork Loin Carnitas Tacos

Prep: 15 minutes
Pressure Cook/Broil: 40 minutes • Serves: 10

4garlic cloves, smashed
1 boneless center-cut pork loin, cut into 2-inch pieces (about 5 pounds)
2 teaspoons dried oregano
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon orange zest
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1 cup coconut oil
20 (6-inch) corn tortillas, warmed
Toppings: chopped avocado, chopped fresh cilantro, pico de gallo, sliced radish, sliced jalapeño, queso fresco, lime wedges (optional)

1.Set 6-quart Instant Pot to Meat. In large bowl, toss garlic, pork, oregano, cumin, chili powder, salt, zest, pepper and oil; transfer to Instant Pot.

2. Place lid on Instant Pot and seal vent; pressure cook on high 35 minutes. Quick release pressure; let stand 15 minutes. Remove lid; with 2 forks, shred pork.

3. Preheat broiler to high. Transfer shredded pork to rimmed baking pan; broil 5 minutes or until crisp and browned. Makes about 9 cups.

4. Serve carnitas in tortillas with toppings, if desired.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
549 Calories, 37g Fat (24g Saturated), 90mg Cholesterol,
706mg Sodium, 21g Carbohydrates, 0g Fiber, 2g Sugars, 34g Protein

Chef Tip
Serve carnitas in sandwiches with your favorite toppings.