Cochinita pibil (yucatan, merida mexico)

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
2 pounds Pork (variety of pieces)
5 Garlic cloves
1 Orange (acid)
1 cup Vinegar
1¾ ounce "Condimento de Achiote"* Side Dish 1:"Xnipec"
1 medium Onion
4 mediums Tomatoes (red)
1 Chile Habanero -- optional
½ cup Cilantro chopped --
1 Garlic clove
1 teaspoon Oregano
Side Dish 2:
3 mediums Red onions (or white)
1 cup Vinegar
Salt and Pepper

Mix the garlic, salt, and achiote condimento. Add orange juice and vinegar. Use this mixture to cover the pork Cook in oven cover at 400 degrees until done. Add water if needed.

Side Dish 1 Xnipec: Cut the tomatoes into cubes, chop onions, and mix with cilantro, chile habanero and garlic. Serve as a side dish.

Side Dish 2: Chop the onion and mix with vinegar, pepper and salt. Prepare tacos and top with onion/vinegar mixture.

*The "Achiote condimento" do not have substitution, you can find it in Mexican stores, is one of the most popular mexican condiment.

Patricia Wriedt.

Recipe By : Patricia Wriedt - Mexico City - pwriedt@...

Posted to MM-Recipes Digest by "Rfm" <maintech@...> on Apr 06, 98

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