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Cider Glazed Pork leg

50 mins
1h 10 mins
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Do you know the traditional apple cider? You will love this Cider Glaze Pork Leg. Cider is a fermented drink that is made with apples, but there are also several dishes that are cooked with it, like this main dish. If you do not know what to cook for Christmas, you can prepare this rich and original recipe. The best thing about this Pork Leg with Apple Cider is that you will not have to look for where to buy cider, since with the heat of the oven, the apples themselves and their juice give you that rich flavor. What would you like as a side dish for this dish?
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Ingredients

12 portions
  • 4 cups cider
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1/2 cups orange juice
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon powder
  • 3 tablespoons rosemary
  • 1 tablespoon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1 pork leg, without bone, 2-3 kg
  • 1 cup butter, at room temperature
  • 3 Red apples, cut into segments
  • 3 green apples, cut into segments
  • 1 cup apple jam
  • enough cherries, to decorate
  • slices orange, or another citrus, to decorate
  • enough rosemary, cool, to decorate

Preparation

Preheat the oven to 200 ° C (393F)
Blend the cider with apple and orange juice, garlic, onion, cinnamon, rosemary, thyme salt and pepper until a homogeneous mixture is obtained. Set aside.
On a board cut the outer layer of the leg forming a rhombus, season with salt and pepper. Spread butter all over the surface until completely covered and place in a baking dish.
Arrange the apples, cover with the cider mixture, cover with aluminum foil and bake for 30 minutes.
Remove the leg from the oven, uncover and with the help of a brush, glaze the whole piece with apple jam. Bake again for 40 minutes, uncovered, constantly glazing with juices and jam.
Remove from the oven, rest a few minutes before cutting and serve the leg decorated with cherries, oranges, rosemary and cooking apples.

PRESENTATION

Serve the leg accompanied by dried apples and cherries.

TIPS

Glazing is a method of cooking where the food is constantly bathed with juices, usually with a sugar base, so they remain bright. It can be in the oven or in the pan, be it vegetables or animal protein.

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Nutritional information
* Percentage of daily values ​​based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
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Information per 100gr. Portion, provided by USDA
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Ratings (13)
Marivel Toledo Ocampo
30/12/2019 10:50:29
Muy bien
Mercedes Lòpez Ramiro
28/12/2019 22:02:28
Excelente
Isabel Valme
19/12/2019 20:56:03
¿Cómo sé a qué temperatura y cuánto tiempo debo hornear una pierna de 10 kilos?
Ana María Casasnovas Carballido
30/11/2019 07:32:47
Rica
Diego Quiste Muñoz
26/11/2019 12:41:11
Que sidra es la del video
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