Chicharron

Chicharron de puerco, chicharron de chancho (Peruvian)

pork

In Peru, chicharrón is meat that has been boiled until the liquid evaporates and most of the fat renders out, at which point the meat fries in its own fat (basically a confit). Because of the fat content, the meat is almost always pork; but it can be made with beef, chicken or even fish (with some cooking modifications). The pork is usually boneless picnic shoulder or pork butt, cut into large chunks; but sometimes (in pricier eateries) chicharrones are …

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Modified Sept. 29, 2020

Created Dec. 19, 2014 by: itisclaudio


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