Cuban-Style Oven-Roasted Pork

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated July/August 2006

Garlicky, citrus-infused pork is a natural for the backyard grill, and it's just as delicious when made in the oven. We cooked 200 pounds of pork to get it right.

SERVES8 to 10

TIME6¾ hours, plus 18 to 24 hours brining and 1 hour resting

Cuban-Style Oven-Roasted Pork

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted a boldly flavored Cuban-style pork roast with crackling-crisp skin and tender meat infused with flavor. To speed up cooking, we abandoned cooking the pork on the grill (which required constant refueling and rotating over several h...

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