Ancho Chili Pig’s Feet

Ever cooked with pig’s feet before?  I sure hadn’t till this weekend.  You know me…I see a weird part of an animal and I just…HAVE to eat it.  That sounds awful.  Pleassssse don’t get grossed out and run away just yet…they were actually quite delicious.  A little interesting to eat, but delicious.


I know pig’s feet are generally used just as a flavoring agent–I’d only ever seen my mom use pig feet and hocks to make split pea soup.  And I guess you see them pickled but that just looks nasty to me.  There isn’t too much meat on them but a nice amount of fat and skin, which gets soooo tender and crispy when they’re slow cooked in the sauce then broiled to perfection.

Warning: you will get messy.  I started off with knife and fork but realized that it’s so much easier to tear into them with hands and bare teeth.  Kinda like ribs.  Soooo I wouldn’t wear white.  Trust me, it got a little primal in here.

Ancho Chili Pig’s Feet
Recipe Type: Crockpot
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Serves: 4
  • 3-4 lbs Pig’s Feet, halved
  • 4 Dried Ancho Chili Peppers
  • ½ c Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 t Salt
  • 1 t Black Pepper
  • 4 Garlic Cloves
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • 1 Onion, roughly chopped
  • 1½ c Chicken or Beef Stock
  1. Rub your crockpot down with some olive oil, then arrange the pig’s feet.
  2. Toss the peppers, oil, salt, pepper, garlic, lemon juice, onion, and stock into a blender.
  3. Pulse until totally liquified.
  4. Pour sauce over the pig’s feet.
  5. Cook on LOW for 8-10 hours.
  6. When ready to serve, use tongs to remove the pig’s feet onto a greased baking sheet.
  7. Broil for 5-7 minutes until they get a little crispy around the edges.


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