Carnitas Recipe 
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Carnitas

2 lb lean pork
1 salt and pepper to taste
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 SalsaCruda and/or Guacamole.

Makes 25 to 30 carnitas.

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

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