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Pernil estofado con mofongo- (roast pork stuffed with green mashed plantains)

Main Dish
8 servings
15 min
65 min
Very Easy

Ingredients

Number of serving: 8

The Roast:

14-16 cloves of garlic

6 tablespoons of white vinegar

¼ cup of olive oil

3 tablespoons of dry oregano

2 teaspoons of black pepper

½ teaspoon of salt for every pound of meat or to taste

1 envelope of Sason Goya or equivalent without achiote


Mofongo:

3 green plantains cut in 1 inch rounds fry until golden and drain

3 garlic cloves

½ cup of chicken broth

Salt and pepper to taste

Large splash of olive oil

Small bag of pork crackling or ½ pound of fresh pork skin (chicharon)

Preparation

  • The Roast:
    Take the above ingredients and blend to a paste. If it is too dry, add a little more oil and vinegar. After you have rinsed and pat-dried you pork place in baking receptacle. Season well with the paste inside and out. Save some for the skin.
  • Mofongo:
    Put all ingredients into your blender and pulse until it all comes together. Or use your mortar and pestle and mash together a few pieces at a time adding parts of other ingredients. Place mofongo stuffing in center of butterflied roast. Preheat oven to 350F. Cover with skin and truss as shown below. Take seasoned skin and place on top of roast.
  • Cover roast with aluminum paper and cook for 3 hours .Uncover roast and baste. Cook for the remainder of time until thermometer reaches 185 or when you puncture it and the juices run clear.
  • Let rest 15 minutes and serve.



Comments:

Deedeedee, 02/08/2018

You forgot to put what kind and cut and size roast in the ingredients list, the actual meat. About what size roast would you need for all these ingredients? And what do you mean skin? It says put the skin on and then truss it, then it is covered with skin again after that, I don’t get it.

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jovip2000, 07/11/2010

OUTSTANDING!!!!!!!!

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