Pernil (Roast Pork Shoulder)

This pork is flavorful and tender from the seasoning paste used to coat the entire roast.

Serves: 10
10 mins Prep time 2 hrs Cook time
10 mins Prep time
2 hrs Cook time
  • Mix Seasoning and oregano. Mix juices in small bowl. Place pork in large baking dish. Peel back skin and fat from pork. (Trim excess fat, if desired.) Score surface of meat with small slits. Pour 1/2 of the juice mixture all over meat. Rub seasoning mixture all over meat, pressing into slits. Pour remaining juice mixture over skin of pork. Arrange pork, skin side up, in dish. Cover

  • Refrigerate at least 1 hour or overnight for best flavor

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Roast 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until pork is very tender and skin is crisp and browned. Let stand 10 minutes before slicing

Cooking tip

Serving Suggestion: Use leftovers to make Cuban Sandwiches.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 288Calories: 288Cholesterol: 89mg
  • Sodium: 127mgProtein: 24g
  • Total Fat: 20gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 3g