cochinillo: a frozen quarter of a suckling pig that has been brined and cooked tender – finish in the oven until skin is golden brown and crispy
- thaw completely – this may take up to 2 days in refrigerator or leave it in the bag and thaw under cold running water
- preheat oven to 450F (or 425F with convection setting, which is preferred if available).
- remove the cochinillo from the bag and place it skin side up on a sheet pan, or cast iron pan or other oven safe roasting pan
- cook it for 30 to 40 minutes until skin is brown and crispy.