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Pork leg in Pipían Rojo

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The pork leg for Christmas is a totally essential preparation, cook this delicious leg of pork sliced ​​and salseada in a red pipián. This mole of pumpkin seed, with guajillo chile, ancho chile and dry chipotle chile, mixed with a delicious flavor of seeds like toasted sesame seeds and a spicy touch of cloves, allspice, cinnamon and cumin is spectacular.
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14 portions
  • 1 pork leg, 2-3kg, clean
  • 1/4 cups olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons Sassón® Complete Seasoning
  • 1 pinch Sassón® Black Pepper
  • 5 guajillo chilies, clean and seedless, for pipián
  • 2 chipotle chilies, dry, clean, for pipián
  • 1 ancho chili pepper, dry, clean, for pipián
  • 1 cup pumpkin seed, pumpkin, for pipián
  • 1/3 cups peanut, for pipián
  • 1/4 cups sesame seed, for pipián
  • 1 cinnamon stick, for pipián
  • 1/2 teaspoons cumin, for pipián
  • 5 whole cloves, for pipián
  • 6 allspices, for pipián
  • 1/2 onions, for pipián
  • 4 cloves garlic, for pipián
  • 2 tomatoes, for pipián
  • to taste salt, for pipián
  • 1/3 cups lard, for pipián
  • 1 cup chicken soup, for pipián
  • to taste pumpkin seed, toast, to decorate


Preheat the oven to 200 ° C.
On a board he places the pig's leg and bridle with hemp thread. Reserve in a baking tray.
In a bowl, mix the olive oil with seasoning Sazón completa Sassón® and Sassón® Black Pepper. With the help of a brush, wash the leg with this mixture and cover with aluminum foil. Bake 50 minutes or until smooth.
For the pipián, heat a comal over high heat and cook all the ingredients for the pipián one by one, taking care not to burn. Soak the chilies in hot water, reserve.
Add to the blender the previous preparation together with the chilies and blend until you get a soft and smooth pipian.
Heat a small pot with the lard and fry the pipian, add chicken broth and cook until it is fattening, rectify seasoning if necessary. Reservation.
With the help of a knife and a knife, cut the leg into slices and serve with the pipian, served with white rice. Enjoy


Serve the leg with the pipian and serve with white rice.


When the seeds and sesame begin to thunder it means that they are almost ready when roasting is concerned.

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Yeralin Karen Guzman Caballero
07/06/2020 13:05:07
Quedo delicioso
Maria de San Juan Cordero Torres
10/01/2020 18:05:44
Sandra paal
02/03/2018 21:50:15
Muuuy sabroso aún sin pipian (con pipián también). Lo preparé con espaldilla y queda jugosito. Sólo como aclaración: 50 minutos de horneado no fueron suficientes, mejor seguí la regla de 1 hora de horneado × kilo de carne.

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