Submit

Your application has successfully submitted

The notification letter is already sent to your email. Please log in to your email to recover your password as instructed.

Finish

Overview of China

Places To Go

Delicious Chinese Food

Folk Customs and Festivals

Others

川菜 > Chinese Cuisine > Home
2

Roasted Tibetan Mini Pig

The Tibetan Mini Pig that “drinks spring water and eats delicacies” is becoming a famous dish of Tibetan dietary culture. It is also known as "Ginseng Pig", "Juema Pig", "Cordyceps Juema Pig" and "Tibetan Pig". It is the original lean-type pig that is shepherded in the field. The purebred Tibetan Mini Pig only eats the grass at an altitude of 3,000 to 4,000 m on grassland, and it cannot be fed by any artificial fodder.

The average weight of an adult Tibetan Mini Pig is less than 50 kg, so the fat content is very low, and the skin is very thin, and the meat is very delicious, but it is full of nutrition. It is a rare delicacy in snowy plateaus.

Although the Mini Pig has a two-year growth cycle, its reproductive ability is very strong. The local Tibetan Mini Pig is shepherded in the hills. It often eats cordyceps, tricholoma matsutake, ginseng, and other wild medicinal herbs, so not only the meat quality is superior, but the pig manure is used as a guiding drug in Tibetan medicine.

 


Recommended Dishes