Garlic Pork is a traditional Christmas dish of Portuguese origin, very popular in Guyana and Trinidad where the Portuguese settled.
This garlic pork recipe makes a great family meal when served with vegetables, peas, carrots, and corn together with Basmati rice. Give it a try, you will be happy you did.
Garlic Pork Recipe Ingredients:
- 2 lbs. spare ribs or pork butt
- 1 sprig fresh thyme, chopped
- 1 whole fresh hot pepper
- Â¼ lb. garlic
- 2 tablespoons salt
- 2 Â½ cups white vinegar
|How to Make Garlic Pork:|
Cut pork into small pieces (do not wash, keep clear from any water.) Crush garlic and mix with thyme and put into a large glass jar with a wide mouth. Then add salt and put pieces of port into jar. Top with vinegar and allow to stand unrefrigerated for about 3 weeks. Then remove from brine, drain well (squeeze dry if necessary) and fry in hot oil. Serve immediately as finger food with drinks.
Recipe by:Yolande Cools-Lartigue author of The Art of Caribbean Cooking.