Baked pork knuckle in the oven with apples

Baked pork knuckle in the oven with apples

Today in our menu – baked knuckle in the oven with apples. For a good meat dish, just a few ingredients, a simple recipe and a little patience are enough. Baked pork knuckle in the oven with apples.

The taste of pork shank is well complemented by garlic, cumin, sauerkraut, beer or honey marinade and, of course, apples. We will bake the meat in the oven on a vegetable pillow. Moreover, vegetables will take longer to cook than meat.

Pork knuckle cooked in suvida. This is a ready-made semi-finished product that does not need to be baked for 2 hours, as a raw product. It takes 30-40 minutes to bring the meat to taste. It will be juicy, soft and fragrant. Suvid technology, in which products are prepared in a vacuum, has a lot of advantages. Among them, the uniformity of cooking, preserving the benefits and “clean” taste of the product. If desired, you can add hot pepper to the dish, and replace the beer completely or partially with аpple cider.


4 servings

Pork knuckle 2 PCs
Sea salt 2 teaspoons
Cumin 2 teaspoons
Garlic 3 cloves of garlic
Onion 2 PCs
Apples, sliced 4 pieces
Potatoes, cut into quarters 4 PCs
Beer 16.91 fl oz (500 ml)
Boiled water 16.91 fl oz (500 ml)

Instruction. Baked pork knuckle in the oven with apples.

Cooking time 1 hour 20 minutes

Place the sliced onion and potatoes on the bottom of the baking dish. Add salt, cumin and garlic. Pour one glass of beer. Bake at 338F (170°C) for 30 minutes.

Then put the knuckle and аpple slices on the vegetables. Pour the remaining beer over the meat. Bake for another 30 minutes at  428F ( 220°C).

Transfer the knuckle to a chopping board, and place the apples and potatoes in a separate dish. What is left in the baking dish, pour into a saucepan, add 0.5 liters of boiling water and put on the fire. Boil the liquid to the consistency of sauce. Pass it through a sieve so that the large onion slices are crushed.

Separate the meat from the bone and divide into fibers. Serve with potatoes, apples and sauce.

Use boiling water for the sauce as needed. If you will bake the dish covered, you may not need to add water. Bon Appetit!