Snackshot: Carnitas

This week's succulent Snackshot comes to us courtesy of Stone Burner and a delicious pig.

From the photographer's description:

"Carnitas on normal corn tortillas."

Carnitas are the tender chunks of braised or roasted pig shoulder, popular in Mexican cuisine. Traditionally served on tortillas (as seen above) with a sprinkling of white onions, cilantro and salsa verde, carnitas are a cheap and flavorful meal -- especially when obtained from a local taco truck. Our photographer wanted to create his own carnitas at home, however. His recipe, along with more photos, can be found here.

Remember to submit your own photos (of food or anything else) to the Houston Press Flickr Pool. We'll choose our favorite food photo each Monday to be featured here on Eating Our Words.

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