Which area of Spain is it typical?

Autonomous region:
Andalusia

Andalucía


Description

Serrano cured ham is a typically Spanish product characterised by the quality of its sensory properties.

Serrano cured ham is the hind leg of the pig that undergoes a manufacturing process, including the following phases: salting, or incorporation of salts into the muscular mass; washing, or elimination of the salt sticking to the surface of the piece; settling, drying and maturing. Its colour has to be pinkish when cut, which is done by hand in a thin slice with veins of fat.

More information

Product information

Type of product:
Meat

Season:
All year round.

Origin:
Nowadays, the serrano cured ham industry is widespread throughout the country.

To drink with it:
Crianza red wines, fino or manzanilla.

Where to buy:
Serrano cured ham may be bought in specialised shops, supermarkets and butcher's throughout Spain.

Recipes:
Navarra style trout

Nutritional information

Energy:
High

Cholesterol:
High

Comments:
Rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals.




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