Lechon asado con plátanos--cuban pork roast with plantains

Main Dish
4 servings
25 min
20 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 4
1 4 pound pork shoulder

3 teaspoons jarred garlic

1/2 tablespoon salt

3/4 teaspoon oregano

3/4 teaspoon ground cumin

1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/2 tablespoon olive oil

1 large onion, sliced

1/4 cup lime juice

1/4 cup orange juice


  • Combine the garlic, salt, oregano, cumin, pepper, salt, and olive oil.
  • This can be done by hand using a mortar, or you can accomplish this by putting all of the ingredients for the rub into a blender or hand held food processor.
  • Remove the roast from the plastic, and with a knife score by cutting slits over the surface. Thoroughly rub the garlic mixture over the pork making sure that it gets into the slits.
  • In a gallon sized zip-top bag mix together the lime juice, orange juice, and sliced onion. Put the seasoned roast into the bag containing the orange juice mixture.


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