Pork is a versatile meat that stands up to the heartiest seasonings and beer pairings. This easy German recipe features a plump pork shank seasoned with earthy caraway and garlic. Roast it to tender perfection and serve with sauerkraut and your favorite zesty condiments (I highly recommend a zippy whole grain mustard). Smart Recipes, European Recipes, Pork Recipes, Recipes Pork European German Roasted Pork Shanks (Schewinshaxen) German Roasted Pork Shanks (Schewinshaxen) Recipe | CHEFBear.net PT3H15M Serves 2 6 Cups Water 3 Pounds Pork Shanks 2 Tablespoons Caraway Seeds 6 Cloves Garlic 1 Tablespoon Salt 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper In a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, combine water, pork, and spices and bring to a boil. Cover and boil for 1 hour. Allow the shanks to cool slightly for 30-45 minutes, or until cool enough to work with. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Meanwhile, transfer the shanks to a cutting board and score the skin of the shanks, about a 1/2 inch apart. In a large roasting pan, combine 1 cup of the rendered pork stock, and shanks. Roast in the preheated oven for 90 minutes. Increase the oven temperature to 425 degrees and roast for 20-25 minutes or until pork skin is golden brown and crisp. Rest the shanks for at least 15 minutes before serving.

German Roasted Pork Shanks (Schewinshaxen)

German Roasted Pork Shanks (Schewinshaxen) Recipe


Pork is a versatile meat that stands up to the heartiest seasonings and beer pairings. This easy German recipe features a plump pork shank seasoned with earthy caraway and garlic. Roast it to tender perfection and serve with sauerkraut and your favorite zesty condiments (I highly recommend a zippy whole grain mustard).

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Recipe Information

Flavor Profile

European

Protein

Pork

Category

Main Dishes

Serves

2

Total Time

3 Hours 15 Minutes

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Ingredients

      • 6 Cups Water
      • 3 Pounds Pork Shanks
      • 2 Tablespoons Caraway Seeds
      • 6 Cloves Garlic (Minced)
      • 1 Tablespoon Salt
      • 1 Teaspoon Freshly Ground Black Pepper

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven over medium-high heat, combine water, pork, and spices and bring to a boil. Cover and boil for 1 hour. Allow the shanks to cool slightly for 30-45 minutes, or until cool enough to work with.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Meanwhile, transfer the shanks to a cutting board and score the skin of the shanks, about a 1/2 inch apart.
  3. In a large roasting pan, combine 1 cup of the rendered pork stock, and shanks. Roast in the preheated oven for 90 minutes.
  4. Increase the oven temperature to 425 degrees and roast for 20-25 minutes or until pork skin is golden brown and crisp. Rest the shanks for at least 15 minutes before serving.



Nutrition & Cost Facts

Calories

845 kcal

Carbs

6 g

Fat

21 g

Protein

149 g

Cost Per Serving

$5.53

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