Roasted Pork Shoulder (Pernil Al Horno)

Total Time:
7 hr
Prep:
30 min
Inactive:
3 hr 30 min
Cook:
3 hr

Yield:
10 to 12 servings
Level:
Intermediate

CATEGORIES
Ingredients
Directions

Place the pork, fat-side up, in a roasting pan fitted with a rack insert, and using a sharp knife, score the surface of the meat with small slits. Mash the garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper into a paste on a cutting board with the flat side of a knife; place the adobo in a bowl and stir in the oil and vinegar. Rub the garlic paste all over the pork, being sure to get into the incisions so the salt can penetrate the meat and pull out the moisture - this will help form a crust on the outside when cooked. Cover the pork with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours or up to overnight.

Allow the meat to sit at room temperature for 30 minutes before cooking. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.

Roast the pork for 3 hours, uncovered, until the skin is crispy-brown. Let the meat rest on a cutting board for 10 minutes before slicing.

Pairs Well With
Lager

Crisp, refreshing light beer

  • Find easy pairings for your favorite recipes, Bobby's perfect picks and party ideas.
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE
Loading review filters...
BROWSE REVIEWS BY KEYWORD
    Flag as inappropriate

    Thank you! your flag was submitted.