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This was outstanding! We grilled this on the outdoor gas grill after marinating about a day. Everyone thought it was delicious!!!

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bon appetite! March 10, 2003

I have made this 5 times now, and have stumbled upon a process that has proven to be BETTER than the "authentic" Cuban Roast Pork. Follow this recipe, EXCEPT....marinate for no less than 48 hours, turning halfway to ensure the whole thing is marinated. I only drain out the liquid...none of the spices or onions, and I bake it that way. I also baked it at 200 degrees for about 7 hours, covered with aluminum foil. The eighth hour, I pull it out, and suck out the MAJORITY of the liquid with a turkey baster, and I RESERVE THIS LIQUID for making my rice later on....this makes EXCELLENT tasting rice for black beans!! Finally, I take two forks and I shred the pork and spread it out in the pan. I spoon it's own drippings over it, (grease), and then I put it under the broiler on HIGH until it starts to get some "crispies". I turn it a few times and keep doing this...then it's ready to eat!! WOW!!!!! You will NOT be disappointed if you take the time to do this!!! Because of the time involved, I generally do two roasts at a time and just double the recipe...it preserves VERY well! ENJOY!!

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Erin Giove October 29, 2004

WOW! What an awesome recipe. We also grilled our roast. It was sooo... flavorful. The onions we mixed with other vegetables and grilled when roast was done. It was a hit with my whole family. Thanks!!!

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DearJW July 29, 2003

I added more garlic and use 1/4 cup of lemon juice and 1/4 cup of lime juice. While roasting basted roast with a mild chilpolte sauce. I used the roast to make cuban sandwich. Great recipe for sandwich @ Three guys from Miami.

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The Munn January 26, 2011

Oh this was so good! I followed the directions and the ingredients and it came out perfect. My family raved about how tender and flavorful it was. Thanks, Carole in Orlando

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carole in orlando August 28, 2005

Excellent flavor in the marinade. Very dynamic. I marinated overnight just like you suggested and follwed your cooking directions. The meat was extremely tender and well flavored. I had a fruit salsa, black beans, and salad to go with it. YUM!! Thanks crabbycakes.

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gretchengr February 26, 2004

Family loved this. Marinated for 24 hr. 1.5 LB roast cooked on grill 1hr. at 325.

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Kit^..^ty Of Canada September 24, 2003

I finely chopped the onions and some of the garlic for the marinade. Instead of discarding it, I put it on top of the roast before baking. Your recipe was delicious, thanks!

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bwbooks castiron June 02, 2003

This was amazing. Very flavorful and aromatic. My Father (pickiest eater) highly complimented it. I marinaded the roast for 48 hours and didn't throw away extra marinade. Instead I baked the roast with marinade and basted very often. I strained and poured the leftover marinade over rice. Very easy for such great results! I absolutely plan to make this again.

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Chic Geek February 21, 2015

This smelled so good while it was cooking. I made this to go on Cuban sandwiches. I made it in the morning and I couldn't stop munching on it while it cooled. So good. I will marinate my pork roast alot with this mixture. So good. thank you for sharing with us.

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mommyoffour May 10, 2012
Cuban Roast Pork