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Stuffed Leg Of Pork

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Ingredients
  Pork leg 1 (Fresh Ham)
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm), minced
  Black pepper 3⁄4 Teaspoon, freshly ground
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Shrimp paste/Anchovy paste 1 Teaspoon
  Soy sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Tablespoon
  Oil 2 Tablespoon
  Beef broth 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Lemon 1 , quartered
  Dried ground chili peppers 1 Teaspoon
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Ask the butcher to bone the pork joint as much as possible and remove a little of the meat to make a pocket in the joint.
2. Chop this extra meat into a fine paste.
3. Wash and scrape the joint to remove all excess grist and fat.

MAKING
4. In a large saucepan, mix the garlic, pepper, coriander, shrimp paste or anchovy paste, and soy sauce.
5. Use this mixture as a marinade and as a stuffing. Close the opening of the pork roast with aluminum foil.
6. Rub the salt into the pork joint
7. In a large Dutch oven, place the oil and heat it gently
8. Add the meat to the hot oil and brown well
9. Add the broth, lemon, and chili peppers to the pan and cover and simmer on low heat for 3 hours till the joint is tender and cooked through.
10. Remove the joint on to a serving platter
11. Strain the gravy in the pan and thicken if required with water diluted cornstarch.

SERVING
12. Slice the pork and serve the gravy in a sauceboat.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Pork
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
240 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
5

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