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


  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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