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Carnitas Bowl

Carnitas Bowl Recipe
Yield: 96 Servings

Yield: 96 Servings

Meal Components: 2 oz. eq. meat/meat alternate, 1 oz. eq. wgr, 1/4 cup red/orange and 1/4 cup other vegetables

Ingredient Weight Measure
Pork, pulled with juice 2 oz. = 1 oz. 25 lbs.
Onion powder 1 cup
Garlic powder 1 cup
Orange juice 2 lbs. + 8 oz.
Simplot Good Grains™: Brown Rice, IQF 1/40lb 17 lbs.
Simplot RoastWorks®: RTE Flame-Roasted Unseasoned Peppers & Onions Blend 3/8" 15 lbs. 6 bags
Cilantro, fresh, chopped 8 oz.
Salsa, ready to serve 1 gallon + 2 qts. + 1 cup
Preparation Instructions:
Step 1
Thaw pork according to package instructions. Preheat steamer or combi oven for use. Place 5 lbs. of thawed pork into 5 (4-inch deep) half pans. Mix all dry seasonings together. Whisk dry seasonings with orange juice. Pour 5 oz. of seasoned orange juice over pork. Cover and hold for warming.
Step 2
Place 6 lbs. of rice into each of 3 full deep pans (4-inches deep), with 1 pan being 5 lbs. Place 5 lbs. (2 bags) of peppers and onions into 3 shallow full pans (2-inches deep).
Step 3
Cook pork In convection oven or combi oven for 90 minutes or until it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F for 15 seconds. Cook brown rice and pepper and onion blend either in a steamer, steaming for 8 minutes, or for 7 minutes in the combi oven at 100% steam.
Step 4
For service in 12 oz. bowl; place 1/2 cup brown rice in bowl using a #8 disher or 4 oz. spoodle. Add 4 oz. of carnitas using a #16 disher. Top with 1/4 cup of peppers and onions using a #16 disher. Garnish with fresh cilantro. Serve with 1/4 cup salsa.
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