For 10 people, you will need:
How long does it take?
Preparation Cooking Start to finish 19 min. 3 hours 3 hours 19 min. Preservation:
Several days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
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Stage 1 -
Stage 2 -
For the meat, choose fully cured or lightly salted cuts of pork. The ones you see here are: 500 g belly (streaky) bacon, 1 kg 500 g pork shoulder, 1
, 1 kg 500 g knuckle of pork.
Lightly salted meat only needs to be rinsed. More heavily salted meat should be soaked for 2 hours in cold water, with the water changed twice during that time.
The sausage can be used as it is.
Stage 3 -
Put into a large cooking pot: all the meat, onion, carrots, garlic, bouquet garni and a little salt and pepper. Cover with cold water.
Stage 4 -
Bring to the boil on high heat,
the froth that forms, then leave to cook gently for 2 to 3 hours.
After this, when you take the meat out, you will see that it has become a melt-in-the-mouth "confit".
Stage 6 -
the meat, removing and discarding any bones, skin and rind.
Cut the sausage into thick slices.
Stage 7 -
Rinse 500 g green lentils under cold running water in a
Stage 8 -
Take out a good mugful of the meat stock and save for later. Discard the bouquet garni and the garlic, rescue the carrots and set them to one side, then bring the stock back to the boil.
Stage 9 -
Tip in the lentils and leave to cook until they are just tender, but still fairly firm (they will finish cooking later with the meat).
Drain the lentils, but save the stock they were cooked in.
Stage 10 -
In the big cooking pot, melt 3 tablespoons lard on high heat.
Fry the meat for 2 or 3 minutes until browned all over.
Pour in 2 glasses
dry white wine
the bottom of the pan.
Stage 11 -
Add the lentils, the mugful of stock you saved earlier, and the carrots, then mix.
Cover and leave to simmer gently for about 30 minutes (or longer), but take care not to let the pork belly dry out or stick. If necessary, moisten with a
or more of stock.
Serve piping hot.
If you don't have any
, use any other sausage you like.
There are some, me among them, who like to serve pork belly with a trickle of vinegar.
As I say above, the pork is is even better when reheated but, unfortunately, the lentils turn mushy when overcooked and become less and less presentable.
Keep the remaining stock, with it you can make a tasty
'day after pork belly' soup
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 10 people : 29.58 € Per person : 2.96 € Note : These prices are only approximate
And to drink?: A red wine from Burdondy for example, possibly a Ladoix "Sur les vris" from Christian Perrin, it is just perfect. Source Home made. More recipes?This recipe use (among others)
Pork shoulder: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Express sauerkraut, ... All Belly (streaky) bacon: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Potted meat (rillettes), Chicken club sandwich, "Land and sea" kebabs, Confit of carrots with bacon, Avengers' potatoes, ... All Green lentils: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Sausage and lentils "en cocotte", Lentil and cold-meat salad, Warm lentil salad, ... All News list of cooking-ez.com
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