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Place the pork in a large, heavy-bottomed pot or Dutch oven. Add the orange juice, lime juice, garlic, cumin and salt. Add just enough water to the pot to cover the pork.
Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to a simmer. Simmer uncovered, without stirring, for 2 hours.
Increase the heat to medium high and turn the meat occasionally. Continue cooking for 45 minutes or until all of the water has evaporated, leaving only the pork fat. Let it fry, stirring as needed, until the pieces are crispy and browned.
Remove from pot and break up any large chunks, if desired. Add more salt as needed.
Serve carnitas with corn tortillas and toppings of choice.
Soak your pot in warm water immediately after cooking the pork for easy cleanup.