Hog Roaster Ideas, Menu and More
you looking for the right time to use your La Caja China hog roaster?
Have you been hesitant because you lack ideas for the menu and
preparation? Pig roasting has been a traditional dish served in various
countries like Hawaii, the Philippines, and Cuba.
of this, there are various traditional methods to dress and spice your
pig, each providing a distinct cooking style and flavor. Cooking options
should be thoroughly researched before attempting a pig roast of your
own, and having a reliable pig roaster like La Caja China with you can be a huge help!
For you not to be entirely clueless, here is the rough guide of each pig serving using your pig roaster:
• A 75 lb pig should equate to 30 lb of cooked pork for serving
• A 100 lb pig should equate to 40 lb of cooked pork for serving
• A 125 lb pig should equate to 50 lbs of cooked pork for serving
A good estimate for a serving is 1 ½ lb of meat per person.
that you have an idea on the serving of a whole roast pig, let us help
you plan your menu. Your pig roast may be your main attraction, but
no meal is complete with just one dish! Be sure to include a variety of
sides and drinks for your guests to choose from, and do not forget to
have enough to go around.
Season Your Pig Before Roasting
you are confused on what to season your pig before you place it on the
pig roaster, consider what theme you would like for your gathering. If
you decide on a Cuban theme, try marinating your pig in a tangy mojo,
then cook until it is crispy on the outside and succulent on the inside.
your side dishes, you may consider preparing Black beans and rice, also
called Moros y Cristianos. Others prefer serving it with White Rice,
also called Arroz Blanco. These are the logical accompaniments to this
hearty pork roast. If you want some vegetables on the side, you can
also serve your roast pig with a salad of orange slices, red onion and
arugula dressed with a tangy cilantro vinaigrette.
option is the mixed green leaf salad. This combines salad leaves like
Romaine or iceberg letuce with different herbs to deliver a tasty yet
low calorie combination. If you are not a fan of herbs, you can also go
for the Traditional coleslaw. It is a common side dish which goes well
with most barbecue dishes. It is made with carrots, crunchy cabbage and
sweet yogurt or mayonnaise.
you opt for heavier side dishes, you can try serving your pig with
potato side dishes like Minted potatoes. You can just bake them and
apply some mint paste or minced mint on top. If you prefer simpler
recipes, you can opt for classic baked potatoes. Simply bake the
potatoes and sprinkle some salt and pepper on it. If you take the
smaller potatoes they look fancy too and you are saved the effort of
Roasted Pig with Drinks
can serve your whole roasted pig with cocktails like Sour Cherry Yuzu
Bellinis, or Kumquat Mojitos. Others prefer soda, while most like beer.
If you would like to have a Cuban themed pig roaster event, try
serving Cuban cider as your beverage. It is really up to you.
Roast the whole pig on your La Caja China hog roaster and
prepare the menu for the day. Serve it along with cold beverages and
some music. Enjoy this time and this gathering with your friends.
Roast a whole pig with our La Caja China
pig roaster for your gatherings and celebration!