lengua asada

Definition

Food

  • A dish from Puerto Rico made from cows’ tongue boiled with onions, carrot, thyme, cloves and a bay leaf until almost cooked. The tongue is skinned whilst hot then cooked to completion in a mixture of oil and caramelized sugar. The strained cooking liquor is added together with onion and garlic and all simmered until the sauce thickens. The tongue is then removed and sliced and served with the sauce.
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