Pork Chunks

Masitas de Puerco

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  • 2 1/2 lbs  fresh pork
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • Juice from two large limes 
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Juice from 1 sour orange
  • 1/4 teaspoon of pepper



Cut pork into 1 1/2 inch cubes. Smash garlic in mortar and add lime juice, sour orange juice salt and pepper. Marinate pork in this mix for about 3 hours. Save marinating sauce for basting while cooking.
Cook in oven for about  2 hours at 200 degrees.  Brown in broiler if necessary.

Serve with mojo sauce on side.


You may prefer to fry the pork, if so:  Cut pork into 1 inch cubes leaving all the fat in the meat. In a pot pan, place about 2 cups of water and   2 tablespoons of salt. Bring the water to a rapid boil and put in the dice pork.  Do not cover.  Let boil at low heat until all the water has been evaporated and only  pork fat  is left in the bottom of the pan. Continue cooking., stirring periodically,   in its own fat, until  chunks are golden brown.  When done, remove chunks and drain over paper towels. Serve with sauce prepared with garlic, lime juice, sour orange, salt and pepper.

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