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Easy Brawn

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Ingredients
  Pigs head/2 trotters / cowheel 1
  Onions 2
  Peppercorns 12
  Mace blade 2
  Parsley 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Thyme 1⁄2 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a large bowl add brine and soak head for 3 to 5 days unless already pickled.
2. Clean the head thoroughly.

MAKING
3. In a large pan keep the head. Cover with cold water and boil.
4. Add seasoning and cook over simmering heat for 2-3 hours until tender.
5. Discard tongue, skin and reserve.
6. Scrape out the meat from bones and dice.
7. In the pan add bones, 1 quart of liquor, onions and seasonings.
8. Simmer and cook for about 1 hour.
9. Strain the liquid and reduce it.
10. Let it cook until it forms a jelly.
11. Mix diced meat and adjust seasoning.
12. Garnish with rinsed mould or basin with sliced tongue and slices of hard-boiled egg.
13. Transfer the meat mixture into prepared mould and keep aside to set.

SERVING
14. Invert into a serving dish and garnish with parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Bit Difficult
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Meat
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
80 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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