La Pinela Recipe

La Pinela is a traditional Mexican dish made with pork and pineapple. The pork is marinated in a flavorful mixture of spices and pineapple juice, then cooked until tender and juicy. The dish is typically served with tortillas and topped with fresh pineapple and cilantro. The combination of sweet and savory flavors makes La Pinela a delicious and satisfying meal.

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Ingredients for La Pinela Recipe

  • 2 pound Pork Shoulder, Cut Into Thin Strips
  • 1 cup Pineapple Juice
  • 3 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 1 teaspoon Dried Oregano
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • as needed Tortillas, For Serving
  • as needed Fresh Pineapple, Diced, For Topping
  • as required Fresh Cilantro, Chopped, For Topping

Directions: La Pinela Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large bowl, combine the pineapple juice, garlic, cumin, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  • STEP 2.Add the pork to the marinade and let it marinate for at least 2 hours, or overnight for best results.
  • STEP 3.Heat a large skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat and cook the marinated pork until it is browned and cooked through, about 4-5 minutes per side.
  • STEP 4.Remove the pork from the skillet and let it rest for a few minutes before slicing it into thin strips.
  • STEP 5.Serve the sliced pork on tortillas and top with fresh pineapple and cilantro. Enjoy!

Cooking Tips

  • For extra flavor, you can add some chopped onions and peppers to the marinade.
  • If you don't have pineapple juice, you can use orange juice as a substitute.
  • Make sure to let the pork rest before slicing it to allow the juices to redistribute and keep it moist.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover La Pinela can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • To reheat, simply warm the pork in a skillet over medium heat until heated through.
  • Serve La Pinela with warm tortillas and your favorite toppings, such as salsa, guacamole, and sour cream.
Nutrition
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1256
calories per serving
12 g Fat20 g Protein370 g Carbs227 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    12g
  • Protein
    20g
  • Carbs
    370g
  • Fiber
    227g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    370g
  • Protein
    20g
  • Fiber
    227g

Fats

  • Fat
    12g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    4210mg
  • Iron
    35mg
  • Vitamin A
    79mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    7mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    92mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    186mg
  • Vitamin E
    10mg
  • Copper
    2mcg
  • Magnesium
    306mg
  • Manganese
    72mg
  • Phosphorus
    357mg
  • Selenium
    18mcg
  • Zinc
    8mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp