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Yep..it was a sow, but a largish one (didn't weight it, but it was big). This is my irst real attempt to see if its edible :biggrin:

Using this recipe:
Stovetop Pork Carnitas | theclothesmakethegirl

Except, feral pig instead of store bought...wish me luck :eating:
 

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Man Put some fried taters with that and I could make a meal. Looks real inviting.

Thanks for sharing
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LOL - Nick said that ol sow was kinda stinky - hope she turned out well. Nick?
 
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Yeah...it came out well in the end.

I screwed it up at first by over thinking it. The recipe used store bought pork..and I was worried that the wild pork would be too tough, so I used a little extra lime juice, thinking that the acid would tenderize it.


WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOO LIME!!!

The texture was fine, in fact a little dried out (also, I suspect from overdoing the lime), and the lime flavor was overpowering.

So....a day or two later, I sliced the large chunks into fajita size strips, threw them in a skillet with a whole onion cut radially, and a half a stick of butter........came out wonderfully! Sautéed some red and green peppers with corn and a single thinly sliced habanero....add sour cream and some warm tortillas...some of the best tacos I've ever had, and certainly the best I've ever made!

I will do this recipe again soon, except I will stick to the recipe, and update you guys again!
 

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Sounds great. Let us know how the next batch turns out.
 
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I'd imagine it would work well with any kind of lean meat. Maybe just go a little easy on the citrus'.
 
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