Rating: 3.67 stars
3 Ratings
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This was my favorite treat as young girl. Pig's feet can be specially ordered from most butcher shops.

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Servings:
8
Yield:
8 appetizer servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Rinse feet well, pat dry with paper towels and place in a large saucepan. Add enough water to cover and stir in 1 tablespoon of salt. Bring to a boil over high heat; reduce heat to low and simmer for about 4 to 5 hours or until the meat falls off of the bones.

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  • Remove meat from bones and place in a shallow dish or bowl. Set aside. Drain saucepan, reserving 2 cups of cooking liquid. In the same saucepan combine the reserved cooking liquid, remaining salt, vinegar, cloves, peppercorns, star anise and pickling spices. Bring to a boil and boil for 35 minutes.

  • Strain liquid and reserve. Pour reserved liquid over the top of the meat. Cover and refrigerate. Chill for at least 10 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts

259 calories; protein 21.3g; carbohydrates 1.4g; fat 18g; cholesterol 100.7mg; sodium 1811.6mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (1)

3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2020
I've been looking for a recipe that matches what my Mom would make when I was a little girl (we lived in Jamaica). She did not remove the bones (and we fought over them). I seem to remember it with thinly sliced cucumbers so I added half a cuke. Thank you so much for this recipe and reminding me of happier days. Read More