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Patti Moreno's Pernil and Sofrito Sandwich

Pernil Sofrito Sandwich Patti Moreno
Tender Pork Shoulder
skill level
Moderate
time
Over 120min
servings
6
cost
$$
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Pernil and Sofrito Sandwich Recipe: Pernil, Puerto Rican pork shoulder, is an incredibly flavorful cut of meat, especially when seasoned with sofrito.
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ingredients
  • For the Pernil:
  • 5 pounds Pork Shoulder
  • 8-10 Garlic cloves (peeled)
  • 1 cup Sofrito (see below)
  • French Bread to serve
  • For the Sofrito:
  • 1 bunch Scallions (chopped)
  • 1 bunch Cilantro leaves with stems
  • 1 head organic Garlic (peeled)
  • 1/2 cup Spanish Olive Oil
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar
  • 1 packet Sazon Goya
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (seeded and chopped)
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  • 1
    5 pounds Pork Shoulder
    1 cup Sofrito (see below)
    8-10 Garlic cloves (peeled)
    For the Pernil: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. With a knife, stab 8 to 10 holes in the pork and rub sofrito all over it and into holes. Insert garlic cloves into holes. Place the roast, skin-side up, in a roasting pan and cover it with aluminum foil. After 2 hours of roasting at 400 degrees, lower the temperature to 350 degrees. Roast a total of 45 minutes per pound. The roast is done when a meat thermometer inserted in the thickest part of meat reads 160 degrees. 
  • 2
    French Bread to serve
    Uncover the roast, and bake 30 more minutes so that the skin gets crispy. Let the meat rest for at least 15 minutes before slicing. Serve on French bread.
  • 3
    1 bunch Scallions (chopped)
    1 bunch Cilantro leaves with stems
    1 head organic Garlic (peeled)
    1 Green Bell Pepper (seeded and chopped)
    1/2 cup Spanish Olive Oil
    1/4 cup Vinegar
    1 packet Sazon Goya
    For the Sofrito: In a food processor or blender, combine the scallions, cilantro, garlic and bell pepper. Add olive oil, vinegar and Sazon Goya. Blend the ingredients until the consistency is just slightly chunky.
 
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