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Cochinita Pibil (Yucatan, Merida Mexico)

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Category: Pork, Mexican

 Ingredients List

  • 2 lb Pork (variety of pieces)
  • 5 Garlic cloves
  • 1 Orange (acid)
  • 1 c Vinegar
  • 1 3/4 oz "Condimento de Achiote"*
  • -Side Dish 1:"Xnipec"
  • 1 md Onion
  • 4 md Tomatoes (red)
  • 1 Chile Habanero -- optional
  • 1/2 c Cilantro chopped --
  • Optional
  • 1 Garlic clove
  • 1 ts Oregano
  • Side Dish 2:
  • 3 md Red onions (or white)
  • 1 c Vinegar
  • Salt and Pepper


Mix the garlic, salt, and achiote condimento. Add orange juice and
vinegar. Use this mixture to cover the pork Cook in oven cover at 400
degrees until done. Add water if needed.

Side Dish 1 Xnipec: Cut the tomatoes into cubes, chop onions, and mix with
cilantro, chile habanero and garlic. Serve as a side dish.

Side Dish 2: Chop the onion and mix with vinegar, pepper and salt. Prepare
tacos and top with onion/vinegar mixture.

*The "Achiote condimento" do not have substitution, you can find it in
Mexican stores, is one of the most popular mexican condiment.

Patricia Wriedt.

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