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carnitas pl (plural only)
- A Mexican dish involving strips of braised or roasted pork.
2007 January 23, Scott Lindquist, As Told To Christopher Elliott, “A Yankee Chef With a Mexican Flavor”, in New York Times:
- I was trying to bring supplies across the border to cook a trio of ceviche — marinated raw fish in lime — and duck carnitas with mole coloradito, for the festival’s gala dinner.