Porchetta all'Abruzzese ___

Porchetta all'Abruzzese


For the Porchetta:

  • 6 pounds pork shoulder with skin on and boned
  • 2 tablespoons wild fennel crushed seeds
  • 4 cloves of garlic - skin on
  • 2 hot or sweet dry peppers chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil


Take the boned pork shoulder, season it with salt, pepper, fennel, dry peppers and garlic and tie with string.

Preheat oven at 450F degrees.

Place roast in a roasting pan and drizzle with oil.

Cook for 30 minutes.

Reduce heat to 300F degrees and continue to cook for 3 hours.

Take out the roast and let it rest for 15 minutes.

Serve warm.

Skin should be crunchy.