Puerco Pibil (Submitted by Robert Hewitt)

Puerco Pibil (Submitted by Robert Hewitt)









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  • 2 teaspoons Cumin (powder or whole)
  • 1tbsp Pepper (whole)
  • 8 tbsp Allspice
  • Half teaspoon Cloves
  • 2 Hot peppers
  • 120ml of Orange juice
  • 120ml of White Vinegar
  • 2tbsp Sea Salt
  • 8 Garlic Cloves
  • 5 Lemons
  • 25ml Tequila
  • 5lb Pork
  • 5tbsp Annatto seeds (whole)

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1. Using a pestle and mortar grind the annatto seeds, cumin, pepper and the allspice into a powder texture.

2. Dice and de-seed (or for a spicier dish leave the seeds in) the peppers.

3. Put all the powder and the peppers into a blender and to this add the orange juice and white vinegar and blend for a few seconds.

4. Add the salt, garlic, the juice from the 5 lemons and also the tequila and blend again till it is smooth.

5. Dice the pork into 2″ square cubes and cover in the smooth sauce.

6. Wrap in foil and add any left over sauce for the pork to cook in.

7. Roast slowly at 375F for 4 hours and serve hot with a slice of lime and boiled rice

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