Cochinita Pibil Recipe: This Yucatán Pulled Pork Tacos Recipe Is What's for Dinner by 30Seconds Food
Cochinita pibil – also called puerco pibil or cochinita con achiote – is a slow-cooked pork recipe from the Yucatán Peninsula. This easy Mexican recipe is loaded with flavor and just begs for a bowl of guacamole next to it.
Cochinita pibil is prefect for taco night! You could serve with refried beans, Spanish rice or pico de gallo.
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
Total Time: 8 hours and 5 minutes
Servings: 6 to 8
- 2- to 3-pound pork butt
- 3 - 4 tablespoons achiote paste (try this homemade achiote paste substitute)
- 1/3 cup orange juice
- 1/3 cup lemon juice
- 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar or white vinegar
- 1 habanero pepper, seeded and finely chopped (wear gloves when handling this pepper) or 1 jalapeno
- 2 1/2 teaspoons cumin
- 2 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
- 1 teaspoon ground coriander
- pickled red onions
- corn tortillas
Here's how to make it:
- Season the pork butt with salt and pepper, then rub it with the achiote paste. Put it into a slow cooker.
- In a bowl, whisk together the orange juice, lemon juice, vinegar, pepper, cumin, paprika and coriander. Pour this mixture over the pork butt.
- Cook on low heat for about 8 hours or until pork is tender.
- When pork is cooked, shred it using two forks or meat claws. Serve with pickled red onions, tortillas and other desired toppings.
Need help converting cooking and baking measurements? Here are some handy kitchen conversion charts. Here's how to submit your recipes to 30Seconds.
Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community, and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.
Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:
Slow Cookers $25 & Up
Achiote Paste $5 & Up
Apple Cider Vinegar $2 & Up
Ground Cumin $2 & Up
Smoked Paprika $3 & Up
Ground Coriander $3 & Up
Corn Tortillas $3 & Up
White Vinegar $2 & Up
Meat Claws $6 & Up
30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.