Cooked Pork Butt

Carne de Puerco Cocida

Preparation info
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    3 cups

    or shredded meat
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Food from My Heart: Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1992

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This is a basic way to cook pork butt to produce both the cooked meat and stock for recipes such as Tamales con Chile Colorado and Pastel Sole de Vega. The cooled stock will be used to moisten and flavor the masa. You can also sauté the shredded meat with a recaudo and use to fill Gorditas or