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Cochinita Pibil...OMG

tortaboytortaboy Posts: 29
edited August 2012 in EggHead Forum
Got the recipe here:
http://andreasrecipes.com/2010/01/04/slow-cooked-achiote-marinated-pork-cochinita-pibil/

This is one of those meals that looks like it would be difficult to make, but really is very, very simple.

I'd never tried it before.....it's fantastic.
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Comments

  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,376
    Nice work. I suck @ following recipes and making meals but really need to expand the horizons. Always go with what I know or what might look doable off food network.
    Seattle, WA
  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,376
    Btw love that blendtec, we have the additional twister jar which is great.
    Did u make the rice and beans from scratch? I'm a sucker for spanish rice, mines tomato sauce, cumino, garlic , and a little chicken base. Still trying to perfect it like grandma though.
    Seattle, WA
  • tortaboytortaboy Posts: 29

    Thanks.

    I LOVE my blendtec.  Yes, we have the additional jar also.

    Na...rice and beans from a box and a can. [-X

    The Meat was AWESOME!

  • FlyingTivoFlyingTivo Posts: 352
    edited August 2012
    Next time go for a complete Shoulder no pieces and add a rack of baby back coat the whole thing with the achiote mix and add a little extra. When all said and done, just remove the bones and pull the meat.

    Here is mine:

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    Men, easier fed than understood!!
  • cazzycazzy Posts: 9,030
    Wow!! Looks awesome!

    Also, @FlyingTivo Love the idea of the complete shoulder and rack of ribs. Any more pics?
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
  • tortaboytortaboy Posts: 29

    I prefer pieces.  More surface area for coating.

    Thanks for the advice though.

     

  • lakewadelakewade Posts: 382
    This looks really good.  Great idea and will be trying.  Love this place for new ideas like this.  Thanks.

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  • FlyingTivoFlyingTivo Posts: 352
    Here is my thread with pictures a while back!

    Tortaboy, when serving it the way you do its nice as a meal.
    I like having it pulled, that way you can use it on anything like tacos, Pizza, quesadillas, sandwiches, etc... I like doing big batches and saving it for weekdays and lunch at school for the kids!

    Felipe


    Men, easier fed than understood!!
  • Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos

    I'm doing one old school style starting today. Dug the pit in front of the beach house in a drunk haze yesterday. Lining with bricks and building a bonfire today to season the pit. Burying the pig tomorrow am. Eating cochinta tomorrow night for dinner.

    Pics willFollow. Stay tuned.
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  • FlyingTivoFlyingTivo Posts: 352
    CT:

    Are you doing the whole hog??? Lots of pics please!
    Men, easier fed than understood!!
  • Nah. I'm doing 2 shoulders. My bro in law has a big banana tree and he brought a bunch of leaves. Getting everything started today.
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  • FlyingTivoFlyingTivo Posts: 352
    Keep us posted!

    Felipe
    Men, easier fed than understood!!
  • Just got back from home depot with all the bricks and the corrugated steel to finish the pit. Also stopped by the Mexican grocery store for the Achiote and sour orange juice. It is on.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
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    1 MiniMax BGE
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    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
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    Photobucket Pictures, Images and Photos

    The pit has been built. Fire started.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,291
    This is going to be epic, looking forward to it all, Cen-Tex!
    Knoxville, TN
    Nibble Me This
  • BuckeyeBobBuckeyeBob Posts: 669
    Tortaboy, Silly question but did you cook this on the Egg?
    Clarendon Hills, IL
  • lakewadelakewade Posts: 382
    The pit has been built. Fire started.
    What could possibly go wrong?  I hope you have a little Pearl Jam on the cassette tape player.

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  • mcmacmcmac Posts: 493
    Cant wait to see the progress and results. Looks like one heck of a party is about to get started!!


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  • SkinnyVSkinnyV Posts: 3,376
    Looks like sh@t just got real in here...staying tuned
    Seattle, WA
  • RubmyrockRubmyrock Posts: 266

    Just got back from home depot with all the bricks and the corrugated steel to finish the pit. Also stopped by the Mexican grocery store for the Achiote and sour orange juice. It is on.

    Awesome! Looking forward to updates.
  • tortaboytortaboy Posts: 29
    Tortaboy, Silly question but did you cook this on the Egg?

    You bet.  How do you think my deep pan got all smokey? 8-|
  • Cen-Tex doing it big! That's what i'm talking about!

    You should start your own thread though yes?



    "Entrepreneurs are simply those who understand that there is little difference between obstacle and opportunity, and are able to turn both to their advantage."

  • lakewade said:

    The pit has been built. Fire started.

    What could possibly go wrong?  I hope you have a little Pearl Jam on the cassette tape player.
    I have not seen sober in 4 days. I have 4 separate visable injuries and a very sketchy fire burning in a public place. All is well.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
  • Cen-Tex doing it big! That's what i'm talking about!

    You should start your own thread though yes?

    Yeah. I will now.
    Keeping it Weird in the ATX
    2 Large BGE
    1 MiniMax BGE
    1 Karubecue C60 (aka-"The Dishwasher")
    More accessories than TFJ knows about and one more purchase from mandatory counciling
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