Puerco Pibil

Submitted by Americo


5 tbsp whole annato seeds 2 tbsp whole cumin seeds
1 tbsp peppercorn 8 whole allspice seeds
2 habanero chilies (chopped) ½ c. orange juice
½ c. white vinegar 2 tbsp salt
8 cloves garlic 5 lemons
5 lbs. pork butt, cut into 2″ cubes splash of tequila
banana leaves


  1. Grind the above (except banana leaves). Combine the above with spice mix in a blender & puree.
  2. Line a 9″x13″ pan with banana leaves; add the pork mixture. Fold over the leaves to cover.
  3. Lightly cover with foil. Bake 4 hours at 325°F.
  4. Serve over rice.