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This authentic pernil recipe creates a juicy, fall-apart-tender pork shoulder with irresistible crispy pork skin on top. Serve it the Puerto Rican way with arroz con gandules and watch how quickly it disappears!
Why You Will Love This Puerto Rican Pernil Recipe
When I think of Pernil, one word comes to mind – mouthwatering. Trust me, this is a dish that will impress everyone at the table! Here’s why you will love this recipe:
Authentic: Seasoned with garlic, sazon, fresh citrus and herbs, this is how my Abuela taught me to make pernil. With a crispy cuerito (crispy pig skin) and juicy roasted pork that is fall apart tender, you’ll be craving this dish year round! Festive: Seeing