Sticky pork leg

6 servings
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Ask your butcher to score the fat to ensure the meat cooks evenly.

By Food24 December 17 2018
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Ingredients (14)

carrots — roughly chopped
bay leaves
parsley sprigs
thyme sprigs
peppercorns — black
allspice — lightly crushed
1,5 l cider
leg of pork
45 ml golden syrup
10 ml ginger — ground
english mustard powder
orange — juice only
45 ml sugar — dark brown
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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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