Jarritos’ Tamarindo Roast

Jarritos’ Tamarindo Roast

Jarritos® sodas are an important part of Mexico’s “taco stand” culture. It is the perfect complement to a great taco and a lifesaver when you encounter a spicy salsa. Since its arrival to Australia, they have been well received by the public who has fallen for its bright colours and tasty flavours. Another great thing about Jarritos is that even after 65 years of history, they are still made the same way, with traditional ingredients and even its bottle shape is now considered a classic. For this recipe I decided to use the tamarind flavour, to create a twist on a classic roast recipe. I invite you to try all its different flavours. You can find Jarritos in many Mexican restaurants or go to their website for a bigger order: www.jarritos.com.au   Ingredients 1 bottle Jarritos tamarind flavour 800gr Pork Loin 3 tb. spoons Olive oil 3-4 Bay leaves (fresh or dried) 50gr Dried apricots, chopped 2 Garlic cloves, chopped 150 gr streaky bacon, chopped 1 tb. spoon Flour Salt & Pepper Method Steps Preheat oven 200oC Make small incisions all around the meat and introduce as many chopped apricots, garlic and bacon as possible. In a large hot fryer pan pour the olive oil. Place the meat in the pan and cook briefly on all sides, in order to seal it. In a mortar grind the salt, pepper and bay leaves and mix 2/3 of the soda with this. In a baking dish place the pork loin; pour over the rest of the apricots and the soda mix. Cover the loin with aluminium foil and place in the...