Pork Carnitas RITZ Topper

Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 1/2 cup fully cooked pulled pork
  • 1/2 tsp ground annatto
  • 1/2 tsp orange zest
  • 1/2 avocado, cut in 24 slices
  • 24 pickled jalapeno slices
  • 24 fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 oz cotija cheese, thinly shaved into 24 pieces
  • 24 RITZ Crackers


Make It

  1. Microwave meat, annatto and orange zest in microwaveable bowl on HIGH 30 to 40 sec. or until heated through; stir. 

  2. Top crackers with cheese, seasoned meat, and remaining ingredients.


  1. Shortcut 

    Substitute store- bought packaged seasoned pork carnitas (Mexican slow- cooked pulled pork) for the pulled pork, annatto and orange zest. 

Special Extras

  1. Top with pickled red onions in addition to pickled jalapenos slices. Granish with cilantro leaves.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Information Per Serving:

140 calories, 9g total fat, 3g saturated fat, 15mg cholesterol, 380mg sodium, 10g

carbohydrate, 1g dietary fiber, 2g total sugars includes 1g added sugars, 4g protein,

0%DV Vitamin A, 2%DV Vitamin C, 0%DV Vitamin D, 6%DV calcium, 6%DV iron, 4%DV potassium