Three Kings Roast Pork Recipe

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Three Kings Roast Pork

Nancy Barone

By
@namb

This is a meal that I make each year for my Families Three Kings celebration,which is a recipe from my Grandmother in Puerto Rico. Some people call it 12th Night which is celebrated 12 days after Christmas.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

12 Hr

Cook:

3 Hr 30 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 large
pork shoulder roast with skin
2 c
mojo marinade(found in the spanish food isle)
2 Tbsp
adobo powder
2 Tbsp
garlic
2 tsp
dry basil
2 tsp
dry oregano
1 large
backing pan
foil
white rice

Directions Step-By-Step

1
wash pork and place in pan
2
mix all ingredients in a bowl set aside
3
with skin side up put slits in skin and pour liquid over pork
4
place pork in fridge covered over night to marinade in a large bowl or zip-top bag
5
next morning bring pork to room temperature while you preheat oven to 375
6
dry with paper towels and place pork in baking pan
7
add the marinade and water just about 1 inch deep (add more as needed during cooking)and place in oven covered
8
after 3 hours uncover pork and cook till meat is just starting to fall apart and skin is hard and crisp
9
take out and let sit for 5-10 minutes so it is easy to handle and slice or pull apart as needed
10
to cut skin up into small pieces I use a kitchen shear
11
with drippings just heat and serve on the side with white rice

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork, Roasts
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Puerto Rican