Pibil dishes

The main ingredient in these dishes is the Achiote paste, also known as “Recado Rojo”, an essential ingredient and the base of many dishes in Yucatecan Cuisine. These dishes include the famous Cochinita Pibil and the Mucbi-Pollo, a large tamal prepared for the Day of the Dead. The Achiote (Annatto) tree grows in tropical and subtropical weather in different regions of the world.

Cochinita Pibil Tacos

This pibil recipe is prepared in a Dutch oven, pops with earthy achiote paste and citrus juices, yielding a luscious, spicy pulled pork.

Slow Cooker Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita pibil is often served over rice in Mexico, but I really like the sweetness a corn tortilla provides, as a foil to the bold pork. Top it all with the traditional pickled red onions and some fresh cilantro.

Cochinita Pibil Torta

This recipe is actually just a combination of two others, this cochinita pibil recipe and a pickled onion recipe for garnish (added in this post).    ...

Pollo Pibil

The main ingredient in this dish is the Achiote paste, also known as "Recado Rojo", an essential ingredient and the base of many dishes in Yucatecan Cuisine. These dishes include the famous Cochinita Pibil and the Mucbi-Pollo, a large tamal prepared for the Day of the...

Cochinita Pibil

Cochinita pibil (ko-chin-ee-ta pee-beel) is an easy braised pork dish that originally comes from the Yucatan in Mexico.