"This different pork flavor is delicious served over rice and has always been met with praise. The spices in the marinade can stain, so I use a metal bowl to do the marinating in (also wear an apron!). DO TRY!" — Kimber
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2 1/2 pounds
boneless pork shoulder, cubed
salt, or to taste
ground black pepper, or to taste
dried minced onion
This was so delicious! A friend of mine from South America raved about it as well. I did make a few changes. After browning the pork on the stove top, I put it in the slow cooker. I deglazed the pan with the liquids, including a splash of white wine, and poured that into the slow cooker. I added extra juice to cover the meat. 45 minutes before serving, I added cubed potato, slivered onion and chopped tomato (20 minutes before serving). I thought this made the dish more authentic when compared to our local Peruvian restaurant.
I thought this was pretty good. Not as spicy as I thought it was going to be. Next time I'll add some cayenne. I cooked it all day on low in my slow cooker. I also added some baby carrots for some veggies. Served over rice. Thanks Kimber
My family thought this was wonderful for a change. I took advantage of another reviewer and added potatoes and carrots. I also added cayenne to spice it up. I would have thought that this is what is called a curry dish. Definitely a keeper.
I tried it. It was ok. This was a little too sweet for my taste, I might try it next time with 1/2 the OJ and add 1/2 cup lemon juice.
I really enjoyed this recipe. Unlike prior reviews, I did not find it difficult to make at all! (ref: not worth the time). I too added a dash of hot sauce. When you first brown the pork it will not really leave much sauce in bowl. As it browns drain marinade back to its bowl; but let it brown! Then add back the marinade. I would make it again.
This recipe is outstanding! Lovely flavour and texture. I added a few florets of cauliflower and a little more water to the meat on the second day, simmered it gently for about 20 minutes or so and it was delicious! I also served it with buttered, steamed potatoes and it made a lovely meal.
Many thanks Kimber. This is most certainly a "do again".
This recipe was very time consumming and had a strong vinegar flavor. Will not make again.
We enjoyed trying this uniquely flavored dish, but it was a bit too strong for our tastes. I also think the portion size is a bit off. 2 1/2 lbs of pork makes more than 4 servings at our house.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Spicy Peruvian Pork
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
** Calories: 444
** Calories from Fat: 275
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