CLASSIC PORK EMBUTIDO
Prep time: 30 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Steaming time: 45 minutes
Yields: 2 JUMBO EMBUTIDO
3 tbsp cooking oil
1 medium size (2 oz) onion, peeled and diced
1/2 red bell pepper (2 oz), seeded and diced small
5 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground pepper
2 oz grated carrots
1/4 cup crushed pineapple
1/4 cup sweet pickle relish
2 oz grated cheddar cheese
1/4 cup plain bread crumbs
1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup real mayonnaise
1 lb ground pork (with fat)
2 beaten eggs
4 hard boiled eggs sliced in half
1/2 can spam, cut into 2 inch length
Saute onions and red bell pepper for a minute.
Add garlic and cook for 3 seconds
then season with salt and pepper.
In a large mixing bowl, combine the following ingredients
(from carrots, mayonnaise)
Then taste and adjust with salt and pepper if desired.
Add ground pork and beaten eggs.
Lay foil and top with banana leaves if using.
Divide pork mixture into 2
Spread 1/2 of pork mixture on one end of the banana leaves
Place 4 pcs boiled egg slices
Top with 6 pcs spam sticks
Roll and tuck away from you.
Steam between 45 to 60 minutes.
Cool down in the fridge overnight to set well. (if you slice it right away it will break)
Serve room temperature.