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How To Make Feral Hog Tacos
Feral hogs are an unwanted menace to farmers and ranchers but they definitely are tasty if cooked right. Wild Game Cooking expert Jesse Griffiths, author of “Afield: A Chef’s Guide to Preparing and Cooking Wild Game and Fish,” turns these wild pigs into a melt-in-your-mouth southwestern classic, Tacos.
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Ingredients2-3 pounds of feral hog shoulder or leg, bone-in. Salt and pepper to taste. 1 TBSP chipotle powder, or more to taste. 1 TBSP brown sugar. 1 TBSP dried oregano. 1 TBSP cumin seed. 2-3 onions, chopped. Jesse Griffiths, author of “Afield: A Chef’s Guide to Preparing and Cooking Wild Game and Fish.”
InstructionsPreheat the oven to 225 degrees. Season the hog with salt, pepper, chipotle spice, brown sugar, oregano and cumin. Rub the spice mix all over the top, bottom and sides of the meat. Place the chopped onions in an ovenproof pot with a tight-fitting lid and place the hog on top. Cover the pot with a tight lid and bake for 6-8 hours, or until completely tender. Serve with corn tortillas, pico de gallo and guacamole.
From “Afield: A Chef’s Guide to Preparing and Cooking Wild Game and Fish”
By Jesse Griffiths