Pork tongue is cooked for 1.5 – 2 hours in a saucepan and 20 minutes in a pressure cooker. Piglet’s tongue – 1 – 1.5 hours in a saucepan and 15 minutes in a pressure cooker.
How to cook pork tongue
Rinse the pork tongue, brush it, cut off the fat and salivary glands. Pour water into a saucepan, put on fire. Put the tongue in boiled water and cook it for 1.5-2 hours. Then rinse the tongue with cold water and remove the skin from the pork tongue.
The weight of the pork tongue before cooking is approximately 220-300 grams
Cooking pork tongue in a saucepan
The skin of the pork tongue can be easily removed by rinsing the tongue in cold water. During cooking, the pork tongue is boiled down by about 2 times.
Spices for pork tongue
Like any offal, pork tongue loves spices when cooked. When cooking pork tongue, you can add peppercorns, garlic, peeled onions and carrots.
When to salt the pork tongue when cooking?
Salt at the beginning of cooking.
Calorie boiled pork tongue
Garnish for boiled pork tongue
Beans, green peas, fresh vegetables, lettuce, boiled potatoes, mushrooms.
Sauce for boiled pork tongue
Bechamel sauce and chicken sauce and mushroom sauce , mustard and horseradish are perfect .
How easy it is to clean the pork tongue
Rinse the pork tongue after it is cooked with cold water – clean the cooled tongue with a knife, removing the whitish skin. If you do not rinse the tongue with cold water or tighten with cleaning, the skin will have to be torn off along with the tender fleshy part.
How to cook pork tongue for a child
Pork tongue can be offered to a child upon reaching 1 year. However, due to the relative fat content of pork tongue, parents usually prefer beef tongue. When cooking the child’s tongue, increase the time by half an hour.
The price of pork tongue
From 500 rubles / 1 kilogram (on average in Moscow as of June 2019).
Secrets of softness Most often, the pork tongue needs to be boiled for a snack or in a salad, so it is very important to boil the tongue correctly. The most important thing is that the tongue should be soft, which is why it is boiled for so long. To make the pork tongue so soft that it melts in your mouth, it’s enough to follow a couple of rules: before cooking, pour it for 1-2 hours with ice water, and at the beginning of cooking, as soon as the water in the pan boils for 15 minutes, change the water to cold – and finish boil in it. Add salt at the very end of cooking or salt dishes with tongue directly. After cooking, immediately pour over the tongue with ice water – a sharp change in temperature will give even greater softness.
Boiled pork tongue salad
Pork tongue – 2 pcs.
Cucumber – 2 pcs.
Chicken egg – 1 pc.
Cheese – 1 pc.
Mayonnaise or sour cream – to taste.
Recipe for boiled pork tongue salad
Boil the pork tongue and finely chop, wash and chop the cucumber, finely chop the boiled eggs . Cut cheese on a grater. Put cucumbers, tongue, eggs, cheese in layers. Then again – cucumbers, tongue, eggs, cheese.
Sandwiches with boiled tongue
Boiled tongue – 300-400 grams (this is half a kilo of raw), 1 large carrot, onion, a third of a loaf of white bread, greens and seasonings – to taste.
Boiled Tongue Sandwich Recipe
40 minutes before the end of the tongue cooking, add carrots, onions and spices to the pan with the boiled tongue. Dry the tongue for 5-7 minutes, cut into thin pieces, serve the tongue on bread, sprinkled with chopped herbs.
Products for pork tongue aspic
Pork tongue – 3 pieces
Carrots – 1 piece
Parsley – 2 tablespoons
Onions – 3 heads
Gelatin – 50 grams
Green peas – 5 tablespoons
Salt, pepper, parsley – to taste
to cook pork tongue aspic Wash and cook pork tongues, the water should cover the tongues by 2 centimeters. When cooking the tongue, remove the foam. 1 hour after boiling, add peeled carrots and onions, salt, parsley and pepper. Remove the boiled tongue from the broth, peel and cut into cubes. Remove the onion from the broth, put the carrots and then use for decoration.
Dilute the gelatin with a glass of water, leave for 30-40 minutes, then add the gelatin mixture to the boiling broth and stir until the gelatin is completely dissolved.
Pour the bottom of the dish for the jellied tongue with broth for a couple of centimeters and cool in the refrigerator for 2 hours until it hardens. Put, decorating, sliced carrots, peas and parsley on a frozen broth. Then lay out the tongue and pour strained broth. In the refrigerator, pork tongue filler will freeze for no more than a day.
Serve aspic pork tongue with lettuce, sour cream, mustard, pickled ginger, horseradish, fresh vegetables.
Calorie jellied pork tongue – 180 kcal.
Pork tongue in a slow cooker
Products for cooking pork tongue
Pork tongue – 3 pieces
Carrots – 1 small
Onion – 1 head
Bay leaf – 2 leaves
Black peppercorns – half a teaspoon
Parsley root – 1 tablespoon
Salt – to taste
How to cook pork tongue in a multicooker
Rinse the tongue, put it in a multicooker container and pour water with a margin of 2 centimeters. Peel the onions and carrots, add to the slow cooker. Set the multicooker to the “Extinguishing” mode, time – 1 hour. Then add salt and spices to the tongue. Boil the tongue for another half hour. After cooking, pour the tongue with cold water, clean it. Cut the tongue, serve with mustard or horseradish. Also, pork tongue cooked in a slow cooker can be used in the preparation of salads.