Spicy, meaty Thai-style meatballs, made with ground pork, beef or even chicken. Serve Thai meatballs as an appetizer before a Thai curry.
A recipe for larb, a minced meat salad popular in Southeast Asia. My rendition of it is inspired by Hmong cooking and uses ground javelina.
This is a simple ground pork stir fry popular in Taiwan, where it is known, oddly, as “flies’ heads” stir fry for the black beans in it.
A famous grilled pork dish in the Yucatan, poc chuc is marinated pork loin, grilled, and sliced. Great with javelina, too.
How to really dig deep into an experience you’ve had hunting, fishing or foraging and celebrate it as a meal.
A recipe for Yucatan-style javelina stew, with lots of fresh vegetables and plantains. This recipe works fine with pork, wild pig or turkey, too.
The moment I shot my first javelina, I knew I needed to make cochinita pibil. My instincts were not wrong. This is slow cooked, pulled meat (normally pork) marinated in citrus and achiote (annato) paste. Damn good on tortillas with pickled red onions.
Why people hate on javelina I have no idea. They are excellent eating, and the infamous stink gland on their back is very easy to dispense with. Here’s what you need to know about cooking your “skunk pig.”