- Air Fryer Carnitas

Air Fryer Carnitas

COSORI Original
  • 15 Min

    Prep Time
  • 45 Min

    Cook Time
  • 4 - 6

 - Air Fryer Carnitas


  1. Step 1

    Trim any excess fat from the pork and slice into 4 equal portions. Discard any pieces of pure fat.

  2. Step 2

    Combine the pork with the orange zest, garlic, onion, serrano pepper, oregano, cumin, bay leaves, salt, and black pepper.

  3. Step 3

    Place the pork into the Cosori Smart Air Fryer basket, without the crisper plate.

  4. Step 4

    Pour the water and orange juice over the top of the pork, add the cinnamon stick, then insert the basket into the air fryer.

  5. Step 5

    Select the Roast function, adjust temperature to 375°F and time to 45 minutes, then press Start/Pause.

  6. Step 6

    Flip the pork pieces halfway through cooking and stir the contents of the basket until evenly mixed.

  7. Step 7

    Remove  the pork when done and allow to rest for 10 minutes before shredding.

  8. Step 8

    Serve immediately with tortillas, cilantro, onion, salsa roja, and salsa verde if desired as the main ingredient for a taco, burrito, rice bowl, or topping for a salad.