Slow Cooker Green Chile Pork CarnitasThese Slow Cooker Green Chile Pork Carnitas are simple and tasty, with a little bit of a kick! Spice up your dinner with this easy recipe! These are paleo and whole 30 compliant, and perfect for Taco Tuesday, or Cinco de Mayo!

Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 8 hr

Total Time: 18 mins

Servings: 10

Recipe author:


  • 3-4 pounds pork shoulder roast
  • 1 yellow onion sliced
  • 2 jalepeno peppers seeded and diced
  • 1 green bell pepper diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth


  1. Slice and dice up your onion, peppers and garlic.
  2. Place your onions into the bottom of a slow cooker.
  3. Place your pork roast over the onions and sprinkle with the salt, pepper and cumin. Rub the spices around the pork to coat. Pour the oil over the top.
  4. Add the peppers, garlic and chicken broth. Cover and let it cook on low for 8-10 hours, until it shreds easily with a fork. Use two forks to shred the meat and remove from the slow-cooker.
  5. Top with fresh cilantro and lime. Serve and enjoy!

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