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Flavor of the Week: Chicharrónes lend savory crunch to dishes

Deep-fried pork skin is popular snack and ingredient in Latin America

Chicharrónes, or pork rinds, are a popular snack and ingredient across Latin America consisting of deep-fried pork skin. Chefs today are experimenting with chicharrónes by creating them from other cuts of meat, such as pork belly and duck. There has been more than 50-percent growth of them on U.S. restaurant menus in the past four years.

Update July 2, 2018: This has been updated to include an additional menu item.

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