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    Fiesta Lengua (Tongue)

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    V'nut-Beyond Redemption's Note:

    One of the best recipes I know that uses pork tongue. Beef tongue can also be used.

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    Ingredients:

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    MARINADE

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Clean and wash tongues thoroughly.
    2. 2
      Blanch in boiling water.
    3. 3
      Scrape skin with the back of a knife.
    4. 4
      Boil in water and vinegar for 15 minutes.
    5. 5
      Discard liquid.
    6. 6
      Add water just enough to cover and boil to remove vinegar odor.
    7. 7
      Add salt and bay leaf and cook until tender.
    8. 8
      Remove tongues and reserve stock.
    9. 9
      Slice into serving portions.
    10. 10
      Marinate for 30 minutes.
    11. 11
      Reserve marinade.
    12. 12
      Heat oil or margarine in a medium pot.
    13. 13
      Add onions, mushrooms and tongue and sauté about 2 minutes.
    14. 14
      Add tomato sauce, catsup, marinade and tongue stock.
    15. 15
      Season with salt and pepper to taste.
    16. 16
      Simmer for 10 minutes.
    17. 17
      Add potatoes and red pepper.
    18. 18
      Stir and cook for 2 minutes.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 20, 2011

      55

      Very yummy! Thanks for posting. I used fresh mushroom and baked potatoes. This is an easy recipe but it took me 3 hours to make it. Indeed, cooking pork tongues takes a lot more time than suggested here.

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    • on July 03, 2005

      55

      This is very good! There was a time many years ago when pork tongue was the only meat we could afford. I used it mainly in curries and stews, and always found it good. I followed this recipe in most respects, though I did cut the sugar to almost half, and used a yellow bell pepper. It did take quite a lot more time to cook than is suggested here. Thank you for sharing a very good recipe with us.

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    • on February 13, 2005

      I remember being served this as a child not knowing just exactly what it was. Thanks to intense therapy sessions the flasbacks aren't as vivid these days.

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    Nutritional Facts for Fiesta Lengua (Tongue)

    Serving Size: 1 (513 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 721.2
     
    Calories from Fat 431
    59%
    Total Fat 47.9 g
    73%
    Saturated Fat 15.3 g
    76%
    Cholesterol 228.2 mg
    76%
    Sodium 1145.8 mg
    47%
    Total Carbohydrate 31.0 g
    10%
    Dietary Fiber 4.5 g
    18%
    Sugars 16.7 g
    66%
    Protein 41.1 g
    82%

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