Poc Chuc

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Poc Chuc is a Mexican dish of meat, commonly pork, that is prepared in citrus marinade and cooked over a grill. Poc Chuc is often served with a side of rice, pickled onion, refried beans, and avocado. Poc Chuc is one of the signature dishes of Yucatán.


The term poc chuc is made up of two Mayan words: poc which means to toast, especially on hot embers, and chuc which is charcoal.[1]


  1. ^ Bolles, Alejandra K. "Mexican - Mayan Cookbook". Retrieved 2013-09-15.