Pringás

6
3 hours 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 100g of beef dripping, or lard
  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 stick of celery, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 chicken wings, large
  • 200g of pork belly, cut into strips
  • 1 pig's trotter
  • 150g of cooking chorizo, skin split
  • 150g of beef shin
  • 100g of morcilla sausage, crumbled
  • 2 tsp hot smoked paprika, ideally pimentón de la Vera
  • 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika, ideally pimentón de la Vera
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • crusty bread, sliced and toasted, to serve

Method

1
Melt 1 tablespoon of the dripping or lard in a large casserole dish or heavy-based saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion, celery and carrot and fry for 10 minutes, until slightly softened, then add the peppercorns, bay leaves and meat
  • 100g of beef dripping, or lard
  • 1 large onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 stick of celery, chopped
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 6 chicken wings, large
  • 200g of pork belly, cut into strips
  • 1 pig's trotter
  • 150g of cooking chorizo, skin split
  • 150g of beef shin
  • 100g of morcilla sausage, crumbled
2
Cover with water and bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and very gently simmer for 2 ½–3 hours, until the meat is falling apart. Remove the meat and vegetables and discard the peppercorns and bay leaves. Leave to cool
3
Shred all the meat into a bowl, discarding the skin and bones
4
Melt the rest of the dripping or lard in a frying pan over a low-medium heat and add both types of pimentón, the meat and vegetables. Mix together, mashing it up roughly. Season to taste and serve warm, or at room temperature, spread over the toast
  • 2 tsp hot smoked paprika, ideally pimentón de la Vera
  • 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika, ideally pimentón de la Vera
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • crusty bread, sliced and toasted, to serve