Have a question? Call us!
USA - (888) 677-3322
(303) 297-1833

Able’s Peppercorn Puerco Pebil

Yields: 4 to 8 servings
Make this recipe how many times?
Savory Spice Shop Ingredients
Four Corners Peppercorn Blend 1 oz bag $2.95
Allspice Berries, Jamaican 1/2 oz bag $1.20
Cumin Seeds, Whole, Organic 1 oz bag $2.05
Achiote Paste $4.00
Salt Kosher $3.75
The Four Corners Peppercorn Blend blend contains pink peppercorns, which are related to cashews and may produce an allergic response in people with allergies to tree nuts.

The pepper factor is amplified in this twist on a traditional Mayan-style puerco (or cochinita) pebil, a flavorful, slow-roasted pork dish.

Ingredients:

Notes:

*Seed habanero chiles for less heat. Banana leaves are optional but very cool and add to the presentation of the dish.

Directions:

Place Four Corners, Szechwan, allspice and cumin in a coffee/spice grinder and grind to a very fine powder. Place powder, achiote paste, garlic, vinegar lemon juice, orange zest and juice, salt, tequila, and habanero chiles in a blender and blend thoroughly. Cut pork into 2-inch cubes and place in a large zip top bag. Pour contents of blender into bag, seal and refrigerate overnight. Line a baking dish with banana leaves, if using, leaving enough overhang to cover top. Pour pork and marinade into the dish along with ½ cup water. Wrap banana leaves over pork to cover completely. Cover dish with aluminum foil and/or lid. Slow roast in a 325-degree oven for 3 hours, or until pork pieces are so tender they're falling apart.

Serving Suggestions:

Serve on banana leaves over rice with garnishes like cilantro, pickled onions or a crumbled Latin cheese, such as queso seco. If you are saving any pork for later, remove it from the banana leaf wrapping first.

Yields:

4 to 8 servings

Thanks to:

Able Blakley, Savory Spice Shop—Oklahoma City, OK owner
This recipe has been tested for accuracy by the Savory Spice Shop Test Kitchen.

Able’s Peppercorn Puerco Pebil

“Every product that I have ordered has always been fresh and yields superior results whether I am cooking or baking. Thanks again and keep up the good work.”

-Penny H. of Gilbert, AZ

Able’s Peppercorn Puerco Pebil

The Four Corners Peppercorn Blend blend contains pink peppercorns, which are related to cashews and may produce an allergic response in people with allergies to tree nuts.

Yields: 4 to 8 servings

Ingredients:

Notes:

*Seed habanero chiles for less heat. Banana leaves are optional but very cool and add to the presentation of the dish.

Directions:

Place Four Corners, Szechwan, allspice and cumin in a coffee/spice grinder and grind to a very fine powder. Place powder, achiote paste, garlic, vinegar lemon juice, orange zest and juice, salt, tequila, and habanero chiles in a blender and blend thoroughly. Cut pork into 2-inch cubes and place in a large zip top bag. Pour contents of blender into bag, seal and refrigerate overnight. Line a baking dish with banana leaves, if using, leaving enough overhang to cover top. Pour pork and marinade into the dish along with ½ cup water. Wrap banana leaves over pork to cover completely. Cover dish with aluminum foil and/or lid. Slow roast in a 325-degree oven for 3 hours, or until pork pieces are so tender they're falling apart.

Serving Suggestions:

Serve on banana leaves over rice with garnishes like cilantro, pickled onions or a crumbled Latin cheese, such as queso seco. If you are saving any pork for later, remove it from the banana leaf wrapping first.

Yields:

4 to 8 servings

Thanks to:

Able Blakley, Savory Spice Shop—Oklahoma City, OK owner
This recipe has been tested for accuracy by the Savory Spice Shop Test Kitchen.