Gatorbek's Cuban Pork, Black Beans, and Yellow Rice

Recipe by Gatorbek
READY IN: 30mins




  • Prepare yellow rice according to package directions.
  • To prepare the black beans, combine the first seven ingredients in a medium saucepan.
  • Bring just to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer on a back burner, stirring occasionally.
  • Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a heavy skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Combine remaining dry ingredients (flour, cumin, oregano, cayenne, onion powder, and garlic powder) in a 1 gallon zipper bag.
  • Add pork to bag and shake vigorously to coat.
  • Remove pork from bag and add to hot oil.
  • Brown on all sides, stirring until done.
  • Remove pork to a plate and turn off heat to skillet.
  • Pour black bean mixture into skillet to absorb pork drippings, stir gently until combined.
  • To serve, put a scoop of yellow rice on each plate, topped with a generous ladle of black beans.
  • Top with pork and garnish with lime wedge and sprig of cilantro.
  • Serve with crusty bread.