This is the garlicky and grand centerpiece of the Cuban celebration. The pork needs at least 8 hours to marinate in the mojo and about that long to cook, but the results—unbelievably tender meat and crisp, crackly skin—are worth the wait.
Make Ahead Tips
Once prepared with the mojo, the pork can be refrigerated for up to 24 hours before grilling.
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I just made this and it is fabulous. Like Krispie the shoulder from Costco didn't have skin but it turned out just fine. I made a double batch of the Mojo and I'm glad I did, now we have plenty for the left over pork. The Mojo tasted very lemony by itself but it blended perfectly with the roasted pork. A definite winner
I made this with a boneless, skinless pork shoulder from Costco. It was super easy and absolutely wonderful. We did it on a gas grill (we don’t normally use a gas grill so I was a little nervous) and it cooked in six hours perfectly. There were plenty of cracklings from the fat - no need to find one with skin. We had plenty of mojo with the recipe as written. We will definately make again soon!
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