Braised ham hock

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Julie

Julie

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
120
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
180
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
ham hock
2 stalks green onion
30 g ginger
15 g rock sugar
50 ml white wine
½ tsp Sichuan peppercorns
star anise
garlic sauce for serving
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • large saucepan
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • plate
  • tongs
  • plastic wrap

Nutrition per serving

Cal
576
Protein
69 g
Fat
30 g
Carb
6 g
  • Step 1/7

    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.
    • ham hock
    • large saucepan

    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.

  • Step 2/7

    Cut ends off green onions and then cut in half. Cut ginger into medallions.
    • 2 stalks green onion
    • 30 g ginger
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Cut ends off green onions and then cut in half. Cut ginger into medallions.

  • Step 3/7

    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
    • ½ tsp Sichuan peppercorns
    • star anise

    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.

  • Step 4/7

    Remove ham hock from pot, transfer to a plate, and let cool for at least one hour.
    • plate
    • tongs

    Remove ham hock from pot, transfer to a plate, and let cool for at least one hour.

  • Step 5/7

    Cut bone out of ham hock, cover with plastic wrap, and place in the fridge for approx. 2 hours.
    • plastic wrap
    • knife

    Cut bone out of ham hock, cover with plastic wrap, and place in the fridge for approx. 2 hours.

  • Step 6/7

    Cut ham hock into thin slices.
    • cutting board

    Cut ham hock into thin slices.

  • Step 7/7

    Serve with homemade garlic sauce. Enjoy!

    Serve with homemade garlic sauce. Enjoy!