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HalfSmoke

Carnitas

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Interesting! Love carnitas! Let us know what you think.

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I never saw one let alone eat it but it sure looks like I've been missing something.:)

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37 minutes ago, MacKenzie said:

I never saw one let alone eat it but it sure looks like I've been missing something.:)

Carnitas are what pigs are made for. That they come with ribs and other parts is a bonus. 

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4 hours ago, tony b said:

Oh, Hey-yall Yeah! Love me some carnitas. Definitely trying this one, along with his Pibil version in the banana leaves. 

http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2016/05/cochinita-pibil-yucatan-barbecue-mexican-smoked-pork-recipe.html

I made this and its fabulous!   I love all things banana leaves.   IMO they're mobetta for tamals (taste and ease of making) ... very versatile.

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I'm thinking that you could still wrap it in the banana leaves, but cook it Sous Vide - best of both worlds, perhaps!?

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And we're off!

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These pics feel so lame after seeing that 42. :-(

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16 hours ago, HalfSmoke said:

And we're off!

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These pics feel so lame after seeing that 42. :-(

That 42 KK is a beast for sure! Can't wait to see the finish product.

Garvin

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After 18 hours, dump the sous vide bag in a bowl, extract the pork and shred.

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Now holding it in the fridge until dinner, at which point we char it up.

 

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Last steps. Make some tortillas:

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Char the pork (broiler...next time will be on KK when not freezing rain outside). Then assemble with diced white onion, charred salsa verde (homemade), cilantro, and a squeeze of lime.

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Outstanding! I've braised carnitas in the past, and never achieved the depth of flavor that I did with sous vide. 

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looks great   Making my mouth water 

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HalfSmoke, that is such a tasty looking cook.  :smt060  I wish I was your neighbour. :) :smt023 :smt023 

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43 minutes ago, MacKenzie said:

HalfSmoke, that is such a tasty looking cook.  :smt060  I wish I was your neighbour. :) :smt023 :smt023 

We'd cook up a storm if you were. And I'd borrow your 16 when you're not looking. ^_^

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You are all making me want to try these

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I have a b-day coming up towards the end of the month. Might have to order one of these Anova SV tools.

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It's the best for the price point - IMHO. There are some others out there that are a bit cheaper. I just ordered this one for my nephew's birthday. Got good reviews on Amazon. Fingers crossed.

https://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B01M6AZ8CL

Had I been on top of my game, I'd have remembered and gotten him the Anova when it was on sale for $99 over the holidays - DUH! 

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10 hours ago, tony b said:

It's the best for the price point - IMHO. There are some others out there that are a bit cheaper. I just ordered this one for my nephew's birthday. Got good reviews on Amazon. Fingers crossed

Thanks for the tip. I haven't done any research yet. I better get busy.

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