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Pork Carnitas in Lettuce Cups

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Pork Carnitas in Lettuce Cups

Pork shoulder roast (to fit in large crockpot)
2 t. Cumin
1/2 t. Cayenne pepper
2 T. Coarse salt
2 t. Black pepper
2 t. Oregano
2 t. Garlic powder
2 t. Onion powder
2 t. Chili powder
2-4 T. Lime juice/or juice of 2 limes

Place pork in crockpot and add approximately 2-3 cups water.
Spread the spices evenly over the pork. Drip lime juice over the pork. Low 10-12 hours. About two hours before, discard visible fat and bone. Stir meat with the liquid gently breaking up meat. Put on warm setting until ready to serve.
Serve with:
Lettuce cups
Avocado
Sour cream
Fresh cilantro
Rotel
Pico de gallo (seeded and chopped tomato, cilantro, red onion, jalapeƱo, green onion, S&P, lime)