Braised ham hock
Time: 120 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time
Nutrition: Calories ca 576 / Protein 69g / Carbohydr. 6g / Fat 30g
Ingredients (4 servings)
|2 stalks||green onion|
|15 g||rock sugar|
|50 ml||white wine|
|0.5 tsp||Sichuan peppercorns|
large saucepan, plate, tongs, plastic wrap, cutting board, knife
A fruity, light, low-tannin red wine is the perfect counterpart to the Sichuan pepper in this dish.
Fill a large saucepan with just enough water to cover ham hock. Bring the water to a boil on high heat and place ham hock in pan.
1 ham hock
Cut ends off green onions and then cut in half. Cut ginger into medallions.
cutting board, knife
2 stalks green onion / 30 g ginger
Add ginger, green onions, rock sugar, white wine, Sichuan peppercorns, and star anise to pan. Reduce heat to medium and cook for approx. 50 – 60 min. Then, add salt to pan and cook on low heat for approx. 30 – 40 min.
15 g rock sugar / 50 ml white wine / 0.5 tsp Sichuan peppercorns / 2 star anise
Remove ham hock from pot, transfer to a plate, and let cool for at least one hour.
Cut bone out of ham hock, cover with plastic wrap, and place in the fridge for approx. 2 hours.
plastic wrap, knife
Cut ham hock into thin slices.
Serve with homemade garlic sauce. Enjoy!