Recipe courtesy of Lehn Goetz
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Famous Old Town Carnitas with Naga Serpent Salsa
Total:
2 hr 15 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
2 hr
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
2 hr 15 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
2 hr
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds lard
  • 5 pounds pork cushion meat (from the picnic end)
  • 4 teaspoons salt
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 medium orange
  • Naga Serpent Salsa, for serving, recipe follows
  • Tortillas, for serving
Naga Serpent Salsa:
  • 1 cup naga chiles
  • 1 cup serrano chiles
  • 1 cup fresh tomatillos
  • 5 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 medium onion, roughly chopped
  • Salt

Directions

Place the lard in a medium pot over medium heat. Once all of the lard is melted, add the pork cushion meat, salt, garlic and bay leaves. Cut the orange, squeeze it and add to the pot. Cook until the pork shreds easily, about 2 hours. 

Serve with the Naga Serpent Salsa in tortillas, and enjoy with a cold Mexican beer.

Naga Serpent Salsa:

Roughly chop the chiles and tomatillos and add to a saucepan over low heat. Cook for about 10 minutes. Add the garlic and onion and cook for an additional 10 minutes. Place all the ingredients into a blender and blend for 2 minutes. Season with salt. 

This recipe was provided by a chef, restaurant or culinary professional. It has not been tested for home use.

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