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Cochinita Pibil (pork)

This delicious dish comes from the Yucatan Peninsula in beautiful Mexico. It is a traditional dish with a special marinade called achiote and orange juice. Absolutely delicious.

Cochinita Pibil (pork)


This works even better on a slow cooker or pressure cooker. In all cases the remaining liquid will be absorbed into the meat when this is shredded.
Serve with white rice and refried beans. Traditionally served with pickled onions, carrots and jalapenos. Goes well with taco shells, corn or wheat tortillas. Makes beautiful filling for sandwiches.
Freezes very well.
Achiote can be ordered online from a number of sources:

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Angus Hughson

Shiraz, Chardonnay and Merlot are the best wines to pair with Cochinita Pibil (pork).


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