English | Español

Join the Nestlé Community!

Start enjoying these benefits today for FREE:

  • Save recipes to your Recipe Box
  • Rate and review recipes
  • Newsletters featuring new recipes, meal ideas, special offers and more
Already a member? Get Started


Yucatan-Style Shredded Pork

Recipe Reviews |Rate this Recipe| 31 Saves

This Yucatan-Style Shredded Pork recipe is robust with citrus flavors and spices and is delicious!

  • mins. to Prepare
  • mins. Cooking Time
  • mins. Standing Time
  • mins. Total
  • Servings: 13


Original reipce makes 2 dozen Change Servings

Add To Shopping ListAdded To Shopping List Check AllUncheck All


CUT pork into four even pieces; place in large bowl. Set aside.

PLACE achiote seasoning, water, orange juice, lime juice, garlic, bouillon, cumin, pepper and oregano in blender; cover. Blend until smooth. Pour over pork; refrigerate overnight turning pork over halfway through marinating process.

PLACE pork and marinating liquid in large saucepan; bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover. Cook for 1 1/2 hours. Uncover; cook, stirring frequently, for an additional 30 minutes or until pork is tender and liquid has thickened and reduced to about 2 cups. Shred pork and return to sauce in saucepan. Serve with Marinated Red Onions, warm corn tortillas and salsa of choice such as habanero salsa, if desired.

(Makes 3 cups)
1 large red onion, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon MAGGI Granulated Chicken Flavor Tomato Bouillon, dissolved in 1/4 cup hot water
1/4 cup fresh lime juice
1/4 cup cider vinegar

PLACE onion in medium bowl. Cover with bouillon mixture, lime juice and vinegar. Marinate overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 13
Calories 290
Calories from Fat 110
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 19%
Saturated Fat 4.5g 22%
Cholesterol 115mg 39%
Sodium 600mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 34g
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 20%
Calcium 4%
Iron 15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
{{item.StarRating}} {{item.Count}}


View More Back to Top
    No reviews have been found. Be the first to rate and review this recipe!

Rate this Recipe

Select a rating (required)

Please select a rating

What do you think about this recipe? (required)

Thank you!

Thank you for submitting your review!