Pibil-Style Pork

Cochinita Estilo Pibil

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Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

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It may be a bit impractical for most people in this country to dig pits and roast whole suckling pigs or large cuts of pork as is done for the real cochinita pibil in Yucatán. But a good dish can be made with another approach: individual-sized portions wrapped in banana leaves with the appropriate seasonings and baked until tender. One thing that will definitely be different is the citrus flavor. The fruit that would be used in Yucatán is not like an orange, a lemon, or a lime, thoug