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Spicy Pork Tongue Tacos

March 2, 2023 • 0 comments

Spicy Pork Tongue Tacos
Pork Tongue Tacos AKA Tacos De Lengua! Pork tongue is a muscular organ that has a mild flavor and a silky texture. When cooked properly, it's very tender and delicious making it perfect for tacos or tostadas. This easy one pot meal is flavorful and nourishing and a wonderful way to eat nose to tail.
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  • Servings: 12

Ingredients

Directions

  1. Add the tongue, ghee, stock, garlic, half of a chopped red onion and spices to a crockpot. Turn to high and braise for 5 hours. 
  2. After 5 hours remove pork tongue with tongs, and remove the thin outer skin. The skin will already be separating. Make a small incision with kitchen scissors, and the skin will peel right off. 
  3. Once the skin is removed, slice the pork tongue thinly or into bite size pieces. 
  4. Place the meat back into the pot of stock and braise for another half hour or so. 
  5. Remove the meat with a slotted spoon into a bowl and set aide. 
  6. Warm the tortillas on a hot plate or flat skillet with a little ghee until browned and toasty. 
  7. Fill each tortilla with meat, grated cheese, cilantro, red onion, tomato or your favorite taco toppings.


Tips/Notes

Love heat? Add in extra pepper or top your tacos with hot salsa or hot sauce.

Not a fan of spicy? Omit the peppers and add your favorite herbs.

Serve with Mexican rice, beans or guacamole.


**Pork tongue can also be turned into a delicious savory soup!


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