Cochinita Pibil – Yucatan Pork Baked in Banana Leaves

Cochinita Pibil - Yucatan Pork Baked in Banana Leaves

Cochinita pibil (also puerco pibil or cochinita con achiote) is a traditional Mexican slow-roasted pork dish from the Yucatán Península of Mayan origin. Preparation of traditional cochinita or puerco pibil involves marinating the meat in strongly acidic citrus juice, colouring it with annatto seed, and roasting the meat while it is wrapped in banana leaf.

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