Slow-Roasted Pork Hocks (Ham Hocks) with Chips and Peas

Posted on Nov 19, 2016
by Matthew C.
Categorie : Pork

Ingredients: (Makes 5-8 serving*)

5 pork hocks (also known as ham hocks), skinned with much of the fat removed
Extra virgin olive oil
Coarse sea salt
Black pepper, freshly ground
Potatoes, for frying
Green peas, fresh or frozen
Salted butter (for serving the peas)

*Not everyone will be able to eat an entire pork hock on their own. As a serving option, remove the meat from the bones and serve up to 8 individual portions.

Fornetto Roasting Dish


Method:

  • Preheat your Fornetto to 180C (355F).
  • Rub the pork hocks with a generous amount of extra virgin olive oil and season well with both the coarse sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.
Bake the pork hocks in the middle position of the oven for 2 to 2.5 hours or until they turn golden brown and the skin pulls away from the bone with ease.

Bake the pork hocks in the middle position of the Fornetto for 2 to 2.5 hours or until they turn golden brown and the meat pulls away from the bones with ease. Do not discard the liquid in the bottom of the dish as it makes an excellent “au jus” style gravy for serving.

Serve the pork hocks with fresh chips (aka french fries) and green peas that have been buttered after boiling or steaming.

Serve the pork hocks with fresh chips (aka french fries) and green peas that have been buttered after boiling or steaming. Don’t forget a cold frosty lager on the side. Your in for a treat. Enjoy!


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