Pernil Asado

Pernil Asado
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  • ¾ cup water]]
  • [[{{1}} large banana leaf, about 4 feet long and defrosted in the refrigerator if frozen
  • [[{{1(4-pound)}} bone-in pork shoulder (also known as pork butt)]]
  • [[{{2 teaspoons}} freshly ground black pepper]]
  • [[{{1 tablespoon]] dried oregano]]
  • [[{{3 tablespoons}} kosher salt]]
  • For the pork::
  • + 9 more ingredients
    • [[{{¾ cup}} vegetable oil]]
    • [[{{¾ cup}} olive oil]]
    • [[{{¼}} cup water]]
    • [[{{¼ cup}} packed fresh oregano leaves]]
    • [[{{¼ cup}} freshly squeezed sour orange juice (from about 2 medium)]]
    • [[{{¼ cup}} freshly squeezed lemon juice (from about 2 to 3 medium)]]
    • [[{{½ bunch}} fresh cilantro]]
    • [[{{½ cup}} peeled and coarsely chopped garlic (from about 1 medium head)]]
    • For the marinade::

For the marinade: Place all ingredients except the oils in a blender and process until smooth. With the motor running, add the oils in a slow, steady stream until evenly incorporated; set aside. For the pork: Combine the salt, oregano, and pepper in a small bowl. Rinse the pork wit...

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