Puerto Rican Pernil Loaded Disco Fries | Delish D'Lites

Puerto Rican Pernil Loaded Disco Fries

A delicious Puerto Rican twist on a Jersey diner classic!

Course Snack
Cuisine Puerto Rican
Keyword pernil
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author Delish D'Lites


  • 1 package Grown In Idaho Hand-Cut Style Fries
  • 1 cup slow cooker Puerto Rican pernil (shredded pork shoulder)
  • 3/4 cup Monterrey Jack cheese, shredded
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 cup pernil drippings


  1. Cook the fries per package instructions, set aside.

  2. To make the gravy, add butter to a saucepan. Heat on medium-low heat, until melted.

  3. Add the flour and stir to make a paste.

  4. Whisk in the pernil drippings, and bring to a boil, until thickened. Season to taste with salt and pepper and set aside.

  5. Place the fries into a bowl or other serving platter.

  6. Top with pernil and shredded cheese.

  7. Pour the hot gravy on top, then serve immediately.