Pernil Asado (Roasted Pork)

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Pernil Asado (Roasted Pork) is often served in Puerto Rico around Christmas. This 5-ingredient recipe is easy to prepare and perfect for family meals.
8 servings (serving size: about 3 ounces)


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1 teaspoon olive oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground oregano
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
4 garlic cloves, minced
2 (1 1/4-pound) pork tenderloins, trimmed
Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine first 5 ingredients, and rub evenly over pork. Place pork on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 50 minutes or until a thermometer registers 160°. Let stand 5 minutes before slicing.

Created date

August 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 181
Caloriesfromfat 37 %
Fat 7.5 g
Satfat 2.5 g
Monofat 3.5 g
Polyfat 0.8 g
Protein 26.3 g
Carbohydrate 0.6 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 84 mg
Iron 1.6 mg
Sodium 208 mg
Calcium 11 mg