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SPICY, PORKY, CRUNCHY, AND FRESH—ALL IN ONE BITE True Mexican shredded pork—or tinga—is a far cry from the bland burrito-joint version often found languishing in steam tables in this country. As with good barbecued pulled pork, tinga’s moist, tender shreds possess an intense, almost sweet, meatiness. To make this dish, pork is typically braised until tender and then sautéed until it acquires deeply browned edges that stay crisp even after a quick simmer in a chipotle-infused tomato sauce. ...