Harina con Carne de Puerco y Chorizo

Cuban-Style Polenta with Pork and Chorizo Sausage

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Eating Cuban

By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs

Published 2006

  • About

When Cubans refer to harina (“flour” in Spanish), unless they elaborate, they are referring to finely ground cornmeal. A popular dish in Cuba is harina cooked with water, oil, and salt until thick and fluffy and combined with pork, chorizo, chicken, or shellfish that has been cooked in a well-seasoned tomato sauce. It is a great comfort food and makes a satisfying main course when served with crusty bread and a salad.

You will often find this dish referred to as tam