Pork Pernil

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Appears in Cook's Country August/September 2013, Cook's Country TV

Pernil is a holiday dish enjoyed in many Latin American countries that features tender, superflavorful slow-roasted pork with the ultimate crispy skin.

SERVES8 to 10

TIME6 hours, plus 6 hours marinating and 30 minutes resting

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WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

This dish of heavily seasoned, long-cooked pork with supremely crispy skin is often eaten on Christmas Eve and during other celebrations. Our recipe is based on the Puerto Rican version of pernil. We use a bone-in pork picnic shoulder and r...

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