Smoked Paprika Roast Pork

We gave the classic Puerto Rican pernil a slightly smoky flavor twist with Smoked Paprika. If desired, regular paprika may be substituted for the smoked paprika.

Serves: Makes 15 servings.
15 mins Prep time 4 hrs Cook time
15 mins Prep time
4 hrs Cook time
  • Place garlic, onion, vinegar, oil and seasonings in blender container. Cover. Blend on high speed until smooth. Place pork in large roasting pan. Using a sharp knife, make deep slits all over pork. Rub seasoning mixture all over pork, pressing into slits. Arrange pork roast, skin side up, in pan. Cover pan with foil.

  • Refrigerate 8 hours or overnight for extra flavor. After refrigerating, pour 1/2 cup water into pan. Cover pan with foil.

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Roast pork 4 hours or until very tender, removing foil halfway through cook time.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 280Calories: 280Cholesterol: 83mg
  • Sodium: 382mgProtein: 23g
  • Total Fat: 20gFiber: 1g
  • Carbohydrate: 2g