Pérnil (Pork Shoulder)

Total Time
4hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 4 hrs

This is a typical Puerto Rican Christmas dish. When seasoned and cooked the right way is amazingly tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven at 350°F.
  2. Using a mortar, crush the garlic cloves and add 1 tbs of all purpose seasoning. In a medium bowl, mix oil, vinegar, garlic/adobo paste, and remaining of the APS. Add salt and pepper and mix. Rub pork with mixture.
  3. Bake for 3-5 hrs at 350°F turn the pork leg every 30 minutes.


Most Helpful

This was really good! Absolutely loved the flavor of the balsamic, sugar and salt.

Kay B. March 27, 2009

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