Pernil “pork shoulder”. Today I'm sharing one of my all time favorite recipes that my grandmother taught me! Pernil is a slow cooked pork roast, usually a shoulder, butt or leg, that is very typically enjoyed during the holidays. It is a classic Puerto Rican dish, and also a classic dish in the Dominican Republic.
Ingredients of Pernil “pork shoulder”
- Prepare 4 pound of pork shoulder.
- You need of Sazon.
- You need of About a half a bulb of garlic.
- It’s Half of a onion.
- You need of Salt.
- You need of Pepper.
- Prepare of Adobo.
- Prepare of dominican oregano.
- Prepare of Liquid sazon “ seasoning”.
- It’s 1 of lime.
Pork Shoulder "Pernil" with Cilantro-Citrus Adobo. Make this easy Cuban pernil pork shoulder for any get-together. Pernil is what my family enjoys every year for Christmas Eve! A delicious well seasoned roasted pork shoulder with very crispy skin.
Pernil “pork shoulder” instructions
- So first I take the pork and rinse it in water then i poke holes in the meat side. I squeeze the juice out of a lime and pour it all over it. I season it liberally and stuff some onion and garlic in the holes.I cut some of the skin off then marinate under it as well so the seasoning can really penetrate. I let mine marinate for 48 hours but you can marinate overnight..
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Take the pernil and put in oven for about 4 hours. Let it rest then enjoy !.
This gorgeous pork, known in Puerto Rico as pernil, is marinated in citrus juices and garlic and slow-roasted until caramelized and crispy. Puerto Rican Roast Pork Shoulder (Pernil Asado). Because pork shoulder is more available and costs less than ham, it has become a key ingredient in pernil. Many people prefer it since it is believed to be much more flavorful than ham. Pernil is a popular Latin American recipe of slow roasted pork that has been marinated for full flavor.