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Lechon – Traditional Roasted Pig In Puerto Rico

If you’re a tourist “in-the-know”, you have probably heard of Lechon (Lechón). If you’re not in the know, however, you might be asking yourself, “what’s this lechon everyone talks about?” Simply put, Lechon is a roasted pig but there is so much more to it than that. In Puerto Rico Lechon proudly holds the title of the national dish. It is a seasoned, whole roasted pig cooked over charcoal open fire. Even Food Network celebrities like Anthony Bourdain and Andrew Zimmern have come to Puerto Rico…

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