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Sticky pork leg

Pork leg

Ingredients 14
Servings 6
Time 5 MIN


  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 3 bay leaves
  • handful parsley stalks
  • handful thyme sprigs
  • 8 black peppercorns
  • 6 allspice berries, lightly crushed
  • 1,5
  • whole leg of pork on the bone
  • 45
    golden syrup
  • 10
    ground ginger
  • pinch of English mustard powder
  • juice of ½ orange
  • 45
    dark brown sugar


3 HR 55 MIN

1 Put the onion, carrots, bay leaves, herbs, peppercorns and all spice in a roasting pan.

2 Pour the cider over, then put a wire baking rack on top of the pan.

3 Put the pork on the wire rack and cover with foil.

4 Place the roasting pan on the stove over high heat and bring to a boil.

5 Simmer for 10 minutes, then transfer the dish to the warm oven and bake for 3 hours.

6 Mix the syrup with the ginger, mustard powder and orange juice, and smear all over the pork leg.

7 Sprinkle the sugar on top, put back in the heated oven and bake for 45 minutes until brown and sticky



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