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Tacos de Lengua

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Trlsmn, Jul 3, 2010.

  1. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Tacos de Lengua

    There's some chicken there for the wimps. I was actually amazed that the boys ate it and actually liked it. It's great stuff, don't let the stigma stop you from trying one.

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  2. nwo

    nwo Southern Oregon Well-Known Member

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    What is the 'stigma' attached to it?
     
  3. Gunner69

    Gunner69 Hillsboro Member

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    I love beef tongue if its cooked properly otherwise I think I'd rather chew on my shoe..
     
  4. Trlsmn

    Trlsmn In Utero (Portland) Well-Known Member

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    Tongue isn't very common among the Caucasian city folks diet. :bluelaugh:

    To prepare the tongue I boiled/simmered the Tongue in Mexican spices, onion and jalapeno's for 3 hours, then dipped in cold water and pealed the skin off, then sliced and removed some of the fattier/gelatinous portion, then chopped and fried in Fajita seasoning, Mmm good!

    The fattier/gelatinous portions I saved to make some bacon wrapped and stuffed Jalapenos tomorrow.
     
  5. Dyjital

    Dyjital Albany, Ore Flavorite Member Bronze Supporter

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    I love the lengua, it's so much softer, more tender than other meat that you get in tacos.

    Te quiero tacos de lengua con cebollas, cilantro, lima, y pico de gallo.
     
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    ronin223 Portland Active Member

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    you should do the corn like the mexicans do

    grill it then put a mexican mayo (alot milder than ours) with cayenne pepper and salt on it. tastes better than it sounds
     
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    Orus Salem Member

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    I cooked one the other day for about 12 hrs,,, slow burn, added a head of garlic and a complete anion, ,,,,,,wow very tender pilled the hard layer right out,chopped then fried with more anions,salt, Chile pasilla powder, prepared a Salsa, made tacos and invited my girlfriend, She loved it, no way I'm telling her is tongue,,,,lol she had seconds:thumbup:


    bon appétit!!!