Carnitas 2

This is one thing you can do with extra pork roast. Serve with warmed flour tortillas, more lime juice and finely chopped avocado.


  • 2 to 3 cups cooked pork roast pieces
  • At least 1/2 cup chopped scallions
  • Juice of 1 Mexican lime
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped garlic
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a roasting pan coated with nonstick spray.
  3. Roast for 20 to 30 minutes on highest rack in oven.
  4. Turn on broiler and broil for about 5 minutes to desired shade of brown.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings

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