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Puerco Pibil

FockerFocker Posts: 2,079
edited 12:55AM in EggHead Forum
Mexican potluck on Tuesday. Did some diggin' around and found this gem by Dave Katz

Followed it pretty closely. Added some Guajillo, Aleppo (use this in just about everything), and a little ground celery seed.

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    Oh yea!!
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  • CityplaceCityplace Posts: 15

    Let's see some pics of it shredded.

    Did you add any seasoning after shredding? I find the earthy flavours of achiote dull a bit after the long cooking?
  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,347
    Thanks for the link. Have cooked pibil in banana leaf.
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
  • eenie meenieeenie meenie Posts: 4,392
    You took that to a potluck? I don't think I could share anything that looked that yummy! :) That's a great dish for Cinco de Mayo.
  • FockerFocker Posts: 2,079
    Cityplace, cook is still in progress. I will take a pic and post later when I shred. Recipe says to reserve the marinade in fridge. While butt is resting, add 1/2C OJ to reserved marinade and bring to a boil for a min. I will probably add some herbs/chile the day of, haven't decided yet?
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  • FockerFocker Posts: 2,079
    Thanks eenie meenie :)
    I will have a tough time restraining myself during QC. :lol:
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  • BasscatBasscat Posts: 670
    That looks AWESOME, and I am sure it will remind me of my beloved Cozumel when I try it! Thanks for that :-)
  • FockerFocker Posts: 2,079
    9lber yielded 1/2C fat drippings, threw that in the sauce also.
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  • boston_stokerboston_stoker Posts: 794
    What kind of setup did you use to collect drippings? Mine always become lava rocks in a tray.
  • CityplaceCityplace Posts: 15
    Wow - stunning! Very jealous!
  • FockerFocker Posts: 2,079
    Setup assembly: Spider, pizza stone, 4 small foil balls, drip pan, then Adjustable Rig.
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  • dugdbugdugdbug Posts: 244
    Pretty sure I could eat that for breakfast :)
  • Boilermaker BenBoilermaker Ben Posts: 1,956
    Drool...looks like a candidate for Peoria Fest. See you in a month.
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