Braised ham hock

Braised ham hock

8 ratings

Yijiao, data scientist


β€žThis braised ham hock recipe is worthy of any celebration. Tender, juicy, and cooked to perfection!β€œ

Difficulty

Easy πŸ‘Œ
120
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
180
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
1
ham hock
2 stalks
green onion
30 g
ginger
15 g
rock sugar
50 ml
white wine
Β½ tsp
Sichuan peppercorns
2
star anise
Metric
Imperial
  • 1  ham hock
  • 2 stalks green onion
  • 30 g ginger
  • 15 g rock sugar
  • 50 ml white wine
  • Β½ tsp Sichuan peppercorns
  • 2  star anise

Utensils

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

Enjoy with

Schiava
A fruity, light, low-tannin red wine is the perfect counterpart to the Sichuan pepper in this dish.

Nutrition per serving

Cal
576
Protein
69g
Fat
30g
Carb
6g

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.
  • 1 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 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 rock sugar
  • 50 ml white wine
  • Β½ tsp Sichuan peppercorns
  • 2 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!