I recently made this at a Hunt.Fish.Feed event in Las Vegas where we served nearly 1,000 men, women and children – and there wasn’t bowl left! We served with warm flour tortillas, shredded lettuce, tomato, cheese, sour cream. If we were at home, I’d add cold Mexican beer.

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It’s much more likely that the animal you shoot is a feral hog, not a wild boar. There are populations of wild boar in the U.S., mostly in the mountains of Tennessee and North Carolina, but the rest of us are probably gunning for a closer cousin of the domestic hog. There is a relatively…

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Whether you use shoulder, hindquarter or loins, trim as much visible fat as you can from the meat before cooking. Wild pig fat is often the cause of unpleasant flavors.  The first thing I do after trimming the meat is to cut it into cubes, brown it and pour off any fat that was rendered…

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In my opinion, the best way to cook wild pig or boar is by slow roasting or slow smoking over natural wood coals. Something about the flavor of seasoned smoky fall-off-the-bone pig just makes my mouth water. The smoking/roasting method takes a little time, but it’s well worth it. If you don’t have a smoker,…

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