You know how roast chicken can be the basis of potpie
, a strata
or any number of dishes? Think of carnitas as its heftier cousin. These crispy cubes of roasted pork are a staple of Mexican and Guatemalan cooking. They're terrific tossed with pasta, folded into a tortilla or served over creamy polenta, mashed sweet potatoes or with cornbread.
Get the recipe: Carnitas