Fiesta Lengua (Tongue)

READY IN: 2hrs
Recipe by Vnut-Beyond Redempt

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

Top Review by rpmazur

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


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

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