This is one of my favorite dishes, carnitas mofongo. It is a Puerto Rican dish consisting of fried and mashed plantains, garlic salt and chicharrones. It’s a great contrast of sweet and salty.
There are a variety of meats to pair, but I love a good, wild pig carnitas. The pig was harvested in Texas on a recent bow hunt myself and some friends went on, but the idea to make this dish came from a local Puerto Rican restaurant. Topped with avocado, salsa and my wife’s pickled onions it’s a nice change to taco night. Throw in a refreshing mojito and this meal is complete.
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