Pernil Asado

Pernil Asado

Preparation Time5 mins Cooking Time180 mins Makes 8 servings

Cook up Knorr’s delicious Pernil Asado made with a few simple ingredients. A recipe that’s quick and easy to make but flavorful to eat!

Nutritional Information


410 (1 serving)

Calories from Fat

230 (1 serving)

Total Fat

25g (1 serving)

Saturated Fat

8g (1 serving)


140mg (1 serving)


590mg (1 serving)

Total Carbs

2g (1 serving)


41g (1 serving)


4% (1 serving)


10% (1 serving)

Vitamin C

2% (1 serving)

Ingredients List
  1. 10 cloves garlic
  2. 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  3. 1 Tbsp. white vinegar
  4. 1 Tbsp. black peppercorns, crushed
  5. 4 tsp. Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon
  6. 5 lbs. bone-in, skin-on pork shoulder roast



1. Process garlic in food processor until finely chopped. Add oil, vinegar, peppercorns and Knorr® Chicken flavor Bouillon and pulse until paste forms.

2. Make several 2-inch long deep slits, about 2-inches apart, through skin and into meat of roast. Fill slits with garlic mixture, turn roast and repeat. Rub any leftover mixture on outside of roast. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 day or up to 3 days.

3. Preheat oven to 450°.

4. Place roast, skin side up in roasting pan. Roast 1 hour. Reduce oven temperature to 325° and roast an additional 2 hours or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest part reaches 150°. Let stand covered 10 minutes before slicing.