Shredded Pork

Tinga de Puerco

Preparation info
  • 4

    servings as a main dish; more as a filling for tacos, gorditas, or burritos
    • 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 great way to use not only leftover roast pork but also beef or chicken. If you have no suitable leftovers, it is worth roasting or braising a piece of meat just for this purpose. I love to make tinga with leftover Cochito Chiapaneco and often make the recipe from scratch just to have the meat for the tinga. The meat from Came de Puerco Cocida is also excellent. Any sort of tin