Chicken or Mushroom Carnitas
Serve on flour tortillas or rice and top with chopped fresh cilantro, shredded cheese, and fresh squeezed lime juice.
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boneless skinless chicken breasts
OR 2 portobella mushrooms, sliced ¼ inch thick
sliced in ¼ inch strips
lime for juice
about 2 tablespoons
orange (for juice)
about 1/4 cup
gallon-sized freezer bag
parchment paper (not needed until day of cooking)
for oven preparation
To Freeze and Cook Later
Label your freezer bag with the name of the recipe, cooking instructions, and “use-by” date.
Add all ingredients to your freezer bag.
Remove as much air as possible, seal, and freeze.
To Cook in Crockpot
Cook on “low” setting for 3-4 hours.
To Cook in Oven (for a crispier texture)
Preheat oven to 400°.
Line a sheet pan with parchment paper and pour contents of freezer bag onto the sheet pan, being sure to spread in a single layer.
Bake for 20 to 30 minutes, stirring halfway through.
Once slightly crispy on the edges, but still juicy, remove from the oven.