Carnitas #1 (little meat cubes)

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Lean pork
\N \N Salt and pepper to taste
\N \N A dusting of pasilla pepper, ground

Cut the pork into 1" cubes. Dust with salt, pepper, and pasilla pepper, and let rest for 1 hour. Place the meat in a shallow baking pan in a 300 degree oven for about 2 hours. Pour or siphon off the fat from time to time. Drain on paper towels and serve with Salsa Cruda and/or Guacamole. Makes 25 to 30 carnitas.

Source: "Authentic Mexican Cooking" by Paula Holt and Helene Juarez :: MM by Sue Woodward

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