Traditionally served with fried and mashed plaintains (known as fufu in Cuba or mofongo in Puerto Rico). Nice with a rice pilaf,s auteed peppers and onions, Salsa and some warmed tortillas.


  • 1 1/2 lbs. boneless pork loin--cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 6 garlic cloves--crushed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1 tsp. dry oregano
  • 1/2 cup sour orange juice--or 1/4 cup orange juice and 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil


Place pork cubes in a self sealing plastic bag; mix together remaining ingredients and pour over pork cubes; seal bag and refrigerate overnight. Remove from marinade, discarding marinade, and place pork cubes in a shallow baking pan. Roast in a pre-heated 350*F. oven for 25 to 30 minutes, until pork is tender. Remove to a serving platter and serve hot.

serves 6

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Josie Cuban sister-in-law
Submitted By: Eileen Werth
Masitas de Cerdo (Pig)