Cookbook:Roasted Pork Shoulder (Lechon Asado)

Roasted Pork Shoulder (Lechon Asado)
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Procedure Edit

  1. Wash the pork shoulder.
  2. Skin side down, use a sharp knife to make incisions in different places of the pork shoulder.
  3. Grind together the garlic, pepper, oregano, and salt
  4. When done grinding, mix in oil and vinegar.
  5. Fill the incisions of the pork with the ground mixture. Whatever is left over rub on the outside of the pork.
  6. Put away in the refrigerator for 3 days. If you planned to cook it the same day, prepare the pork at least 1 hour ahead of time.
  7. Remove the pork shoulder from the refrigerator 2 hours before putting it in the oven.
  8. Preheat the oven at 350ºF (180°C) for at least 10 minutes before you begin cooking the pork shoulder.
  9. Cook the pork for 3½ hours.
  10. Raise the temperature to 375°F (195°C) and cook for 15–30 minutes until the skin is toasted and browned.