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Episode 2 (Part 1): Puerco Pibil

A delicious, spicy, slow roasted pork from the Yucatan.

INGREDIENTS:
5 Tbsp. Annatto Seeds (Achiote)
2 tsp. Cumin Seeds
1 Tbsp. Allspice
1/2 tsp. Whole Cloves
Habañeros (to taste… seeded and veined, then minced)
1/2 Cup White Vinegar
1/2 Cup Orange Juice
2 Tbsp. Salt
8 Cloves Garlic (pressed and crushed)
5 Lemons (juiced)
Splash Tequila (finest quality)
5 lb. Pork Butt (pork shoulder)
(Banana Leaves, optional)

PROCEDURE:
1) Grind annatto, cumin, pepper, allspice, and cloves into a fine powder using a coffee grinder (reserved only for grinding spices, NOT coffee).

2)Combine minced habañeros, vinegar, and orange juice. Mix. Add salt, garlic, lemon juice, and tequila. (food processor or blender works best)

3) Mix powder with habañero mixture. Shake well.

4) Cut pork into 2″ cubes and combine in a bag with spice/habañero mixture and shake well. Place all ingredients in a turkey bag (remembering to poke holes) or wrap in banana leaves. Bake for 2 hours at 325. (Banana leaves version: bake for 4 hours at 325)

Duration : 0:5:4

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