Yucatan-Style Shredded Pork

Yucatan-Style Shredded Pork

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

20 mins. to Prepare

120 mins. Cooking Time

480 mins. Standing Time refrigerating

620 mins. Total

Servings: 13

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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.
Amount Per Serving
Servings: 13
Calories from Fat110
%Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g19%
Saturated Fat 4.5g22%
Cholesterol 115mg39%
Sodium 600mg25%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Dietary Fiber 1g4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 34g
Vitamin A2%
Vitamin C20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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