Crockpot Carnita Tamale Bake

Crockpot Carnita Tamale Bake

Here is a recipe for the perfect crockpot pork carnitas

Crockpot Carnita Tamale Bake Here is a recipe for the perfect crockpot pork carnitas #porkrecipes #mexicanfood #madeitateitlovedit #crockpotrecipes #slowcooker

 

Steps to make a Carnita Tamale Bake

Make the crockpot carnita by:

  1. Grab a crockpot and place the pork roast in there.
  2. Then pour the 2 cups of oil all over the roast and rub it all over.
  3. Then grab the spices and mix together in a small bowl and then add into the crockpot all over the roast.
  4. Then cook on low for 8 hours.  Then shred.

Then make the tamale bake by:

  1. Grab a bowl and add the flour, corn meal, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Combined together. Then add in the oil. Then whisk in the milk and eggs. Fold in the cream corn and green chiles. Then stir until it is all mixed together.
  2. Grab a 9×9 inch baking dish and spray and add the cornmeal mixture. Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes.
  3. Then poke some holes in the crust and pour the cup of enchilada sauce on top. Then layer the carnita meat on top of the enchilada sauce and then top with cheese.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees covered, for 20 minutes. Let cool for a few minutes before cutting into it. Then serve.

carnita tamale bake

Crockpot Carnita Tamale Bake

Crockpot Pork Carnitas

ingredients

3-5 lb pork butt or shoulder roast

2 cups oil

1 T cumin

2 t chili powder

1 t garlic powder

1/2 t ground cloves

2 Bay leaves

salt and pepper

instructions

Grab a crockpot and place the pork roast in there. Then pour the 2 cups of oil all over the roast and rub it all over. Then grab the spices and mix together in a small bowl and then add into the crockpot all over the roast. Then cook on low for 8 hours.  Then shred.

Tamale Bake

ingredients

2 1/2-3 cups Carnita meat from recipe above

1 cup flour

1/2 cup yellow corn meal

1/4 cup sugar

1 T baking powder

1/2 t salt

1/4  cup vegetable oil

1/3 cup milk

1 egg

1 (14.5 oz) can cream corn

1 10 oz can red enchilada sauce

1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese

instructions

Grab a bowl and add the flour, corn meal, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Combined together. Then add in the oil. Then whisk in the milk and eggs. Fold in the cream corn. Then stir until it is all mixed together.

Grab a 9×9 inch baking dish and spray and add the cornmeal mixture. Bake at 400 degrees for 25-30 minutes or until done when tested with a knife.

Then poke some holes in the crust and pour the cup of enchilada sauce on top. Then layer the carnita meat on top of the enchilada sauce and then top with cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees covered, for 20 minutes. Let cool for a few minutes before cutting into it. Then serve.

carnita tamale bake

carnita tamale bake

 

 

 

 

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4 Comments

  1. This looks yummy! How much vegetable oil? It says 1/4 but not sure of what. Thank you! 🙂

    1. it is supposed to say 1/4 cup! just fixed it. thanks for letting me know!

  2. Juliet says:

    I thought there was a yummy cilantro salad dressing suggestion posted with this, but I can’t find it and my family loved it!

    1. I topped mine with sour cream but not a dressing

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