The pig tail contains little meat but is rich in fat and collagen.

Did you know?

  • Pig tails should be scrubbed and then rinsed well under running water. They can be cooked whole or cut into sections.
  • Pig tails add flavour and texture to braised dishes made with lean meat, such as game, as well as to soups or legume dishes.



  • You can order pig tails from many ethnic markets, as well as some butcher shops and specialty grocery stores.