Pata De Cerdo (Canary Island Style Pork Roast)

READY IN: 3hrs 10mins
Recipe by canarygirl

Very popular in the Canary Islands, these roast pork sandwiches are sure to please! The meat is juicy, and tender. Perfect for a picnic!

Top Review by kimbearly

i made this today and loved it! i love pork but tend to overcook everytime. i did the same today and the meat was dry(my fault). i had added apple juice to the roasting pan to help steam so i took the juices, shredded the meat and drizzled the meat with juices. my hubby added apple cinnamon bbq sauce to his sandwich and it was delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Using a mortar and pestle, mash garlic cloves and sea salt.
  2. Once creamy, add paprika, thyme, oregano and olive oil; combine well.
  3. Rub roast all over with this mixture.
  4. Place uncovered in a preheated 350 degree Fahrenheit oven.
  5. Bake 3 to 4 hours or until cooked through.
  6. Remove from oven and allow to stand 15 minutes before slicing.
  7. Slice into very thin slices.
  8. Serve on crusty baguettes, lightly salted.

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