Dutch Oven Carnita's

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Nepas OTBS #242
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Dec 25, 2010
Rineyville, KY
I wish my sister could find my moms recipes. My mom was Mexican and we still have family in Brownsville, TX. One day I will post the enchilada sauce recipe with peanut butter in it....Yup


I think this is close to hers.

After the dutch in the oven for 3 hours I will post the rest.



Looking good, looking forward to the finish….

…. oh my wife puts peanut butter in her enchilada sauce to….. a nut based paste is very common in a mole sauce
I'm crisping up some of the carnitas and my wife asks me if I remember the gravy carnitas your aunt made?

Uh yeah kinda but I need to call my sister.

Can you make it?
Yeah...So a call to sis and off the the store I go to get a can of chipotles.

Ok here is your gravy carnitas. Add chipotle to your taste, I added 2.

Putting the crispy in.

I call this Mexican old person creamy pot roast.

Wife said are you going to eat? ....No..I dont like it, dont stay in the tortilla.

Looking good! I bet th enchilada sauce is good. I put some peanut butter in many of my red Chile sauces.
Looks good to me, but over rice and beans with some sliced peppers and grilled onions
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