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Haitian Griot Recipe

Total Time: 12 hours | Makes: 8

Scrumptious, twice cooked pork bites with a hint of chilli

  • 3lbs of pork shoulder, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup of fresh squeezed grapefruit juice or sour orange(if you can find them)
  • 2 small red onions, chopped
  • 2 good sized shallots, chopped
  • 2 long green peppers(Anaheim or Serrano), chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp of salt
  • Vegetable oil for frying
  • Garnish: Thinly sliced green pepper and raw onion rings
  1. Mix together in a bowl the pork, grapefruit juice, onions, shallots, green peppers and salt. Pour mixture into a ziplock bag and massage. Refrigerate overnight.
  1. Pour the pork mixture into a large pot and simmer at a very low flame for 1 1/2 hours. No need to add water. When the pork is cooked, drain and rinse in a colander, being sure to remove the bits and pieces of onion, pepper, etc. Allow the rinsed pork to dry on a cutting board for about 15-20 minutes.
  1. Heat oil in a wok or black skillet and fry pork to a golden brown. Garnish with sliced green pepper and onion rings.

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