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The best part of Thanksgiving isn't the turkey, it's the pernil! Its glorious, juicy, and insanely delicious -- especially when the pork skin is extra crispy...

What You'll Need:

7 lbs. pork shoulder
9 garlic cloves
½ teaspoon black pepper
½ teaspoon crushed oregano
1½ tablespoons olive oil
1½ teaspoon salt

How To make It:

1) Crush the garlic with the side of a wide knife then dice the pieces. In a small bowl, mix the garlic, salt, pepper,oregano, and olive oil.
2) Wash the meat with warm water and pat dry.
3) Stab 1-inch slits into the pork (a lot of them!) Place the pork in a roasting pan with the skin side down. Rub pork with the seasoning (and into the slits)
4) Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate the meat for a couple of hours.
5) Preheat oven at 400 degrees. Cook pork at 400 degrees for one hour. Then reduce heat to 300 degrees for 4 hours.
OPTIONAL: If the pork skin is not crispy enough to your liking, after you may raise the temperature to 400 degrees and cook for another 15 minutes.
@markokaRiambo 204 Celsius 400 Fahrenheit. It's so cool to have a best friend who is Australian! I picked up the whole Celsius and Kilograms from her!
please, no sorry:).. it's fine:).. very fine..
Thank u @LAVONYORK !!!!
Ah I am so sorry! I should have added fahrenheit to that!!
thanks Lavonyork :)
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