0

I have a cookbook from Panama and the directions are sometimes missing or can be very broad. I'm a new cook so I need exact directions. I've tried Googling too but can't seem to find other recipes that ask to freeze the pork.

Is there a reason it says 24 hours, like it's only partially frozen in 24? And after the 24 hours, I put it on the oven frozen for 2 1/2 hours? Or do you defrost it? Do you cover it?

Preparation: Place all the ingredients except the meat in a bowl and crush well. Wash the meat and dry it well. Make superficial cuts with a sharp knife. Cover the meat with the mixture of ground ingredients and place in the freezer for 24 hours. Preheat the oven to 350 F and roast the meat for 2 1/2 hours until well cooked.

Thank you.

enter image description here

3

I have no doubt in my mind that this is a serious case of "lost in translation". Where it states to place in the freezer for 24 hours I genuinely believe it means the fridge. Never have I heard of freezing meat as a preparation method for cooking joints. Especially if the intended cooking time is only 2 1/2 hours, it'll still be raw in the middle.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.