Menudo Recipe

Menudo is a Mexican recipe usually served on special occassions. Learn how to make/prepare Menudo by following this easy recipe.
Menudo Recipe
Difficulty Average
Rating 2.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Recipe Type Non Veg.
  • 2 pounds Tripe (cut in 1 inch squares)
  • 1 pound Pork Knuckles (raw)
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 14 ounces Hominy (whole, canned)
  • 1/2 tsp Black Pepper
  • 4 tbsp Chili Powder
  • 4 Garlic Cloves (crushed)
  • 1 tbsp Oregano
  • 2 tsp Salt
How to make Menudo:
  • Wash tripe in hot water and then boil with salt in three quarts of water for about two to three hours till tripe is tender.
  • Take a separate saucepan and cook one pound of pork knuckles raw in water for about one hour.
  • In another saucepan, put butter, garlic, cumin, black pepper, chili powder and oregano and fry for about two to three minutes.
  • Mix tripe, pork knuckles and the broth from both pans with the spices and one can of hominy, mix well.
  • Bring it to a boil. Just before serving, put a few drops of lemon juice.
  • Menudo is ready to serve.