Faux gammon

Recipe from: 29 October 2012
faux gammon

Ingredients 13
Servings 8
Time 00:15

Ingredients

  • 1
    pork belly roll - 2kg
  • 2
    PnP bay leaves
  • 1
    onion - quartered
  • 6
    cardamom pods - bruised
  • 2
    Tbs
    ginger - fresh and grated
  • 1
    Tbs
    Pinch salt and milled pepper
  • 30
    cloves of garlic
  • glaze:
  • 60
    ml
    apple juice - or orange juice
  • 2
    tsp
    ginger - ground
  • 2
    Tbs
    knob fresh ginger - grated
  • 2
    Tbs
    Dijon mustard
  • 125
    ml
    PnP brown sugar
 

Method

02:30
 
Place pork, bay leaves, onion, cardamom and ginger in a large saucepan. Season.

Cover with ginger beer and simmer, covered, for 2 hours, adding more ginger beer or a little water if needed. Allow to cool in liquid. Remove roll from liquid.

Remove strings and carefully peel back skin.

Score pork fat with a sharp knife and stud with cloves. Retie with string if necessary.

Preheat oven to 220°C. Place pork on a baking tray.

Glaze:
Mix glaze ingredients together. Brush liberally over pork and roast for 30 - 40 minutes, basting again if necessary, until well browned and lacquered.

Serve hot or cold.

This recipe is sponsored by Pick n Pay and was created by Fresh Living magazine.

 

Read more on: festive recipes  |  roast  |  pork
 

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