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Homemade Ham

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Ingredients
  Pork 6 Pound (2.7 Kg leg)
  Salt 250 Gram
  Lime juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

1. Wipe pork well. Prick with a fork all over and apply salt and lime juice.
2. Put the saltpetre into a strong empty tin. Burn a few coconut shells and put into the tin taking care to see that your face is not too close to the tin as the flame leaps up immediately.
3. When burnt, add one cup of cold water. Strain the liquid through a clean cloth. Pour over the pork and mix well.
4. Put the pork into a clean bowl and set aside for six days. After the 6th day, strain the liquid. Cover with fresh water. Add a pint of beer and boil for use.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
25

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