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Masitas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dianne Ledet
Added: Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2-1/2 lb. fresh pork loin
12 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
1 large onion chopped
1/2 cup sour orange juice (or 1/4 cup unsweetened orange juice & 1/4 cup lime juice)
2 cups water
1 cup pure Spanish olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 fresh onion sliced into rings
lime wedges
1 teaspoon oregano
1 teaspoon cumin

Directions:
Directions:
Cut pork into 2 inch chunks. To prepare marinade: mix together garlic, chopped onion, orange juice, 1/2 cup olive oil, oregano, cumin and salt. Pour over pork chunks and marinate for at least 3 hours or overnight in the refrigerator.

Remove meat from marinade. Place in pot with two cups of water and 1/2 cup olive oil. Simmer, uncovered until all water boils away -- about 30 to 45 minutes. Brown the pork in the oil until crispy on the outside -- DO NOT overcook! Add onion slices and saute briefly. Garnish with lime wedges. Serve with white rice and plantains

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
One hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a Cuban dish we have all eaten many times at our favorite Cuban restaurant, El Meson, in the Rice Village.

 

 

 

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