The secret to these perfect carnitas? Sweetened condensed milk. It caramelizes to a sweet coating on the meat.
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Pressure Cooker Directions
Prepare as above through Step 1. In a 6-quart multifunction electric cooker, use saute setting to brown meat in batches, seasoning with a little salt and pepper with every batch. For stove-top cooker, brown meat in batches, over medium-high heat. Return all meat to cooker. Pour onion mixture over pork and lock lid in place. Set electric cooker on high pressure to cook 60 minutes. For stove-top cooker, bring up to pressure over medium-high; reduce heat enough to maintain steady (but not excessive) pressure. Cook 60 minutes. Remove from heat. For both models, immediately release pressure. Open lid carefully. Transfer to a bowl. Continue recipe through Step 4.