A Sassy Spoon

10 Best Cuban Pork Recipes

Cuban Roast Pork (Lechon Asado)


Cuban roast pork (aka lechon asado) marinated in a flavorful homemade garlic-citrus marinade and slow-roasted to perfection!

Tamal en Cazuela (Cuban Tamal Casserole)


Tender, braised mojo-marinated pork cooked in a thick, sweet, and savory cornmeal and tomato-based stew. It's absolutely to die for.

Miami-Style Cuban Sandwich Recipe (Cubano)


This pressed sandwich is a South Florida staple, and features sliced Cuban pork, ham, Swiss cheese, pickles, + mustard, served on buttered Cuban bread.

Ajiaco Cubano (Cuban Country-Style Stew)


Ajiaco Cubano is a traditional Cuban country-style stew that's hearty, flavorful, and the perfect cozy meal.

Cuban Sliders with Shredded Pork


Baked in the oven until the cheese is melted and the bread is golden, these Cuban sliders with pork are perfect for a party or a quick and tasty lunch or dinner. 

Gouda-Chorizo Loaded Sweet Potato Skins


Crispy sweet potato skins loaded with gouda, chorizo, black beans, sour cream and scallions! Perfect for a weeknight meal, side dish, or game day!

Potaje de Garbanzo (Cuban Chickpea Stew)


This Potaje de Garbanzo is a hearty Cuban chickpea stew made with garbanzo beans, chorizo, ham, veggies, and potatoes.

Chuletas de Puerco (Cuban Pork Chops)


These Cuban pork chops are marinated with sour orange juice, mashed garlic, onions, and spices then pan-fried (or grilled) to perfection.

Masitas de Puerco(Cuban Fried Pork Chunks)


Masitas de puerco are delectable fried pork chunks, known for their irresistible juicy, tender interior.

Sopa de Chicharos (Cuban Split Pea Soup)


Easy-to-make, flavorful, and a nourishing meal for just about any day of the week. Serve with white rice, crusty bread, or enjoy on its own.