Jellied Pig's (Kocsonya)

hungarian recipes

 

3

lbs

pig's feet, ears, tails or some of each

1

lb

lean pork like loin

1

large

red onion peeled but left whole

4

claws

whole garlic cloves

2

each

bay leaves

15

each

black peppercorns

2

medium

carrots, peeled but left whole

2

medium

celery root, peeled but left whole

2

medium

parsley root, peeled but left whole

1

small

bunch parsnip

1

clove

chopped garlic

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

 

Directions:

 

1

Wash and cut up the pork loin, the feet, ears, and tails into smaller pieces you can, or ask your butcher to do it for you.

2

Put the feet, ears, and tails pieces into large pot (not the pork loin) covering them with water. Bring to a boil and simmer covered, very slowly until done and the meat comes off the bones easily.

3

Throw away water, and wash the feet’s, ears and tails l in cold water.

4

Rinse out and add two quarts of cold water to the pot and the pork loin, (feet, ears, tails) onions, carrots, celery, parsley, parsnip, peppercorns, garlic, paprika, salt.

5

Cook for about 3 hours or until the skin on the meat become tender, and keep skimming the water to keep the broth clear.

6

Distribute the meat into several soup bowls. (3-4 pieces to the bowl)

7

Strain the broth and pour over the meat, than let at cool down before storing in a refrigerator.

8

Sprinkle with some paprika, and serve with good hearty bread.


Servings: 6

Yield: 6

Degree of Difficulty

Degree of Difficulty: Moderately difficult

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 30 minutes

Cooking Time: 3 hours

Inactive Time: 8 hours

Total Time: 11 hours and 30 minutes

 

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1/4 of a recipe (61.4 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

288.34

Calories From Fat (44%)

127.02

% Daily Value

Total Fat 14.1g

22%

Saturated Fat 4.03g

20%

Cholesterol 125.87mg

42%

Sodium 429.93mg

18%

Potassium 466mg

13%

Total Carbohydrates 5.29g

2%

Fiber 1.28g

5%

Sugar 2.13g

 

Protein 33.23g

66%

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