Keto Pulled Pork Carnitas

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Experience the fusion of hearty American flavors with the principles of a keto diet, brought to you by our recipe, Keto Pulled Pork Carnitas. This delightful dish is a mouth-watering harmony of succulent pork shoulder, expertly seasoned, slowly cooked, and then shredded to perfection. The result is a dish promising a flavor explosion in every bite, with aromatic spices blending effortlessly with the sweetness of erythritol and the rich, savory notes of the pork.

The Keto Pulled Pork Carnitas recipe is an inspired adaptation of a beloved classic that satisfies your cravings without straying from your diet goals. We've ensured that this delicious and filling dish aligns perfectly with a keto diet's requirements, balancing high-quality protein from the pork shoulder with nourishing fats from olive oil and butter. And it's not only about taste and nutrition. Our recipe's flexibility lets you enjoy these Keto Pulled Pork Carnitas in a variety of exciting ways -tucked in lettuce wraps, piled up on a salad, or even as a topping for your favorite keto-friendly recipes. No need to worry about tracking these diet-friendly delights; just use your handy keto mobile app.

What sets the Keto Pulled Pork Carnitas apart is not only its robust and dynamic flavors but also its unbeatable texture. Enjoy the tender and succulent stringiness of pulled pork perfectly balanced by the crisped edges to give a delightful contrast. The medley of spices, zest from fresh limes, and the heat from jalapenos create a depth of flavors that keep you coming back for more. So whether you’re a novice home cook or a seasoned chef, surprise your taste buds and serve up some wholesome goodness with our Keto Pulled Pork Carnitas.

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pork shoulder5 LB Pork Shoulder
erythritol2 Tbsp Erythritol
oregano1 Tbsp Oregano
cumin1 Tbsp Cumin
sea salt and pepper1 Tsp Sea Salt and Pepper
olive oil2 Tbsp Olive oil
butter1/4 Cup Butter, melted
onion1 Onion
jalapenos2 Jalapenos
garlic4 Cloves Garlic, Minced
lime zestzest and juice from 2 limes
chicken stock2 Cups Chicken Stock


Cut deep slits in the meat to ensure even marinating and cooking.
Rub the pork with the cumin, oregano, erythritol, salt, pepper and 1 tbsp olive oil and marinate for 24 hours.
Dice the onion, slice the jalapenos and place in the slow cooker.
Add the melted butter and garlic. Add the lime juice, zest and chicken stock, followed by the marinated pork. Keeping the skin and fat to the top.
Place the lid on your slow cooker and cook low and cook the pork for 8 hours.
Gently remove the pork from the slow cooker, it will be very soft and tear apart easily.
Put the pork into a baking tray and shred the meat with the tongs or a pair of forks.
Reduce the juices from the slow cooker in a pan for about 5 minutes. Pour onto meat.
Broil in oven until desired crispness about 5 minutes. Serve in keto tortillas!
Nutrition Facts
15 servings
% Daily value*

Total Fat 25.04g

Saturated Fat 4.6g

Cholesterol 70.89mg

Sodium 296.67mg

Total Carbohydrate 2.15g

Dietary Fiber 0.63g

Included Sugar 0.29g

Net Carbohydrates 1.52g

Protein 28.18g
Vitamin D 0mcg

Calcium 30.25mg

Iron 1.68mg

Potassium 388.07mg
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.