Carnitas Buffet Pressure Cooker Recipe

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Carnitas Buffet Pressure Cooker Recipe



  • 1 recipe Pork Carnitas Rapido
  • 2 to 3 dozen warm corn and/or flour tortillas
  • 1 recipe Frijoles de Olla
  • 2 cups chopped white onions
  • leaves from 1 bunch fresh cilantro, chopped.
  • 2 bunches radishes, stems removed and chopped
  • 1 recipe Avocado-Cilantro Sauce (recipe follows)
  • 1 recipe Blender Tomato-Lime Salsa (recipe follows)
  • 1 recipe Tomatillo Salsa Verde (recipe follows)
  • place all the ingredients on the buffet table on platters and in separate bowls.
  • avocado-Cilantro Sauce.

Makes 2 cups

  • avocado sauce is a staple of the Baja taco stands. It can be made up to 24 hours ahead.
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 ripe avocados, peeled and pitted
  • ¾ to 1 cup milk or half-and-half
  • 1½ teaspoons garlic salt
  • blender Tomato-Lime Salsa.

Makes about 2 cups

  • 2 large ripe tomatoes or 4 ripe Roma tomatoes, seeded and chopped, or 1 (14-ounce) can chopped tomatoes with juice
  • leaves from 1/3 bunch fresh cilantro.
  • ¼ large white onion, cut into chunks
  • juice of 2 limes
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ to 1 fresh jalapeno, to taste, seeded and minced
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place the tomatoes, cilantro, and onion in a blender
  2. Pulse until the onions are chopped
  3. Remove to a small bowl and add the lime juice, oil, and jalapeno; season to taste with salt and pepper
  4. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 1 day

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