over the weekend and last night..... pork was on sale for .98/lb, so i bought 25 lbs. pibil and smoked butts were in the ticket.....
if you haven't tried pibil, you should......http://www.thespicehouse.com/recipes/print/puerco-pibil-recipe
■5 pounds pork butt, cut into 2 inch cubes
■5 tablespoons annato seeds
■2 teaspoons cumin seeds
■1 tablespoon whole black pepper
■1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
■8 whole allspice berries
■2 habanero Peppers, fresh or dried, cleaned and minced (optional)
■1/2 cup orange juice
■1/2 cup white vinegar
■8 garlic cloves
■2 tablespoons salt
■1 shot of tequila
■banana leaves (optional)
Grind the annato seeds, cumin seeds, whole peppercorns, whole cloves, and whole allspice in a mortar and pestle, molcajete y tejolote, spice grinder or coffe grinder.
Blend the cleaned and chopped habanero peppers with the orange juice, vinegar, garlic and salt.
Mix the dry spices with the liquid.
Add the juice of 5 lemons and a nice splash of tequila.
Place the cubed pork butt in a large zip lock bag and add the marinade. Soak 4-6 hours, in refrigerator, turning several times.
Line (8x13) baking pan with banana leaves. Pour in pork along with the marinade. Cover with Banana leaves and seal the pan with foil. Bake in a 325 F degree oven for 4 hours.