Chicharrones, pork rinds, pig skins, cracklins, cueritos. No matter you name them, you recognize you want them. These infants are noticed on menus at barbecue joints to taquerias. Listed below are six spots the place yow will discover them.
AZ BBQ Firm
1534 East Ray Highway, #110, Gilbert
Gilbert-based AZ BBQ Company has a enjoyable part of the menu known as Specialties. Amongst them is a stunner of a platter known as Loaded Chicharrons – a basket of home made pork rinds served beneath a pile of brisket chili, bitter cream, cheddar cheese, and inexperienced onions. Get pleasure from them within the modest, Southwestern-style diner setting or take them to-go. Should you’re considering barbecue, this spot has some interesting choices.
Restaurant Huauchinangos Mexican Meals
1620 West College Drive, #5, Mesa
There are a few pork choices with some puff at this beloved Mesa-based Mexican eatery. An order of huaraches can come topped with chicharrones (and quite a few different scrumptious trying selections like marinated pork and grilled beef). You can too get a taco, burrito, soup, quesadillas, gorditas, and tostadas topped with the true factor. The world is your fried pork pores and skin at Restaurant Huauchinangos Mexican Food.
Chile-spliced chicharrones include a facet of guacamole.
501 East Roosevelt Avenue
Set within the coronary heart of Roosevelt Row, Taco Chelo is superbly designed restaurant with a tailor-made menu of starters, tacos, veggies, and a slew of enjoyable cocktails. It’s a collaboration between primary chef Suny Santana, artist Gennaro Garcia, and restaurateur Aaron Chamberlin. However since that is about chicharrones, we’ll let you recognize that this sizzling spot’s model comes sprinkled with chimayo chile and accompanied by sides of lime, guacamole, and Cholula sauce. The weighty chicharrón sheets can get messy, but it surely’s price it.
2320 North 32nd Avenue
This homestyle, counter-service Mexican restaurant serves up a wonderful order of chicharrón tacos. Tacos Sahuaro serves these delicacies just a little on the soupy facet in a medium-spicy pink chile sauce together with tender slivers of pork. It’s a specialty we’ve known about for a while and wholly endorse.
Taqueria La Hacienda #1 taco truck is thought for his or her chicharrón taco.
Taqueria La Hacienda #1
206 East Buckeye Highway
This cash-only, late-night taco truck is called a savior to these searching for a fourth-meal-style taco throughout the weekend, or perhaps a close-to-the-airport snack. However the Taqueria La Hacienda #1 Sonoran-style taco truck is greatest recognized for its chicharrón taco. It’s a messy however nice mixture of crispy pork pores and skin doused in a pink sauce and served beneath a heap of wealthy and tender buche (pork abdomen) meat. It comes highly recommended.
546 East Osborn Highway
When eating at Taco Guild, it is laborious to take away your focus from the piping sizzling bowl of complimentary tortilla chips, well-crafted margarita, or general ambiance of this 1893-built former chapel. However, the chicharrones right here may do it. The home-fried chicharrones are seasoned with Sal de Gusano — a.okay.a. flavorful worm salt. Snag and order as a starter or pop in for glad hour for $4.
Editor’s word: This story was initially printed on June 6, 2018. It was up to date on September 5, 2020. See what Valley eateries are providing takeout, supply, and dine-in companies with our Phoenix Restaurant Directory.