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Overhead shot of low FODMAP carnitas with lime wedges

Low FODMAP Carnitas

  • Author: Em Schwartz, MS, RDN
  • Total Time: 8 hours 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Diet: Low Lactose


Throw these Low FODMAP Carnitas in the slow cooker before work and you’ll have the start to a satisfying supper ready when you get home!


  • 2 to 3 pounds pork butt or shoulder roast
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro


  1. Place roast in a slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours until cooked and easily shreds with a fork. Shred. With a slotted spoon, remove shredded pork to a clean plate.
  2. Heat coconut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once hot, add shredded pork. Cook 2-3 minutes until bottoms start to crisp. Stir and cook 2-3 minutes more. Remove from heat.
  3. Stir in lime juice and cilantro. Serve warm.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 hours
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Slow Cooker
  • Cuisine: American