Haitian Fried Pork (Griot)

  • Servings : 8
  • Prep Time : 40m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 60m

Fried Pork (Griot) is a rich, flavorful dish that is one of Haiti’s most popular food. This dish is served at parties and family gatherings. Cubes of pork are soaked in a sour orange marinade and then slow-roasted until tender. The tender morsels are then given a finally fry in oil until delectably caramelized. Griot is undoubtedly a must when it come to Haitian food. This dish goes great with plantains and a side pik liz.


  • 2 pounds beef, cut in cubes (or pork)
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1/2 cup green peppers
  • 1/2 cup red peppers
  • 1/4 cup chives, chopped
  • 1/2 cup bitter orange juice
  • 1/4 cup Vinegar
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 Stalk of Thyme
  • 1/4 cup chopped Parsley
  • 1/2 cup Haitian Marinade**
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup of vinegar
  • 1 beef bouillon cube


Step 1

Cut the meat into medium pieces.

Step 2

Wash thoroughly with the lime and/or sour orange juice.

Step 3

Season well with Adobo seasoning salt, rosemary, thyme, parsley, garlic powder, pepper and let marinate for 4 hours.

Step 4

In a saucepan, cover meat with water and boil over medium-high heat until water evaporates.

Step 5

Stirring occasionally, continue to cook until meat is tender.

Step 6

Remove the meat and set aside.

Step 7

In a skillet or deep fryer, heat oil and fry each side to brown evenly.

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