Griot. Haitian Fried Pork With Sour Orange

“This is a quintessential Haitian dish and so delicious. Sour orange is available as either juice or the fruit, if not in your local market the Caribbean ones have it. Preparation does not include marinating time. Serve with Ti-Malice on the side, recipe in directions at bottom.”

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 lbs pork shoulder, cubed 1 inch
  • 2 cups orange juice, sour (bitter)
  • 1 onion, finely chopped large
  • 12 cup of chopped shallot
  • 1 hot green pepper, chopped
  • 12 cup vegetable oil
  • salt
  • Ti-Malace Sauce (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons hot pepper
  • 1 large chopped onion
  • 12 cup chopped shallots or 12 cup scallion
  • 3 minced garlic cloves
  • 12 cup lemons or 12 cup lime juice
  • 14 cup oil
  • salt and pepper


  1. Note: the amount of sour orange juice will depend on if you want to simmer the pork in it or not.
  2. Marinate the pork with salt, fresh chopped hot pepper and the sour orange juice and chill overnight.
  3. Place the marinated pork on the stove, and simmer for 60 to 90 minutes in more sour orange juice and/or water until pieces are tender.
  4. Once cooked, drain the mixture.
  5. Heat the oil in a skillet
  6. Fry the pork in the pot until brown and crusty on the outside but tender on the inside.
  7. Can also be served with Ti-Malice sauce. To make, combine and serve as a dipping sauce for the griot.

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