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Stuffed Pork with Herbs in Amoroso

This recipe for Stuffed Pork with Herbs in Amoroso has been reproduced courtesy of Orce Serrano Hams - www.orceserranohams.com

Orce Serrano Hams market a range of authentic Andalucian cured meats, in particular Serrano Hams, olive oils, vinegars and wines. The business is situated in the heart of the Andalucian countryside, which is the home of Serrano Hams, and ships direct from Spain. All of the products are locally produced with many being used in local restaurants and tapas bars where Serrano Ham is a great favourite. If you are looking for a taste of real Spain the Orce Serrano Hams can supply you with it!

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Spanish sherry lends itself very well as a cooking ingredient, "Fino" or Fino de Jerez as its most commonly known is usually enjoyed with a little Spanish ham or tapas in a small glass. Amoroso, another type of Spanish sherry is sweeter and packs a real flavour punch in the kitchen. You don't need much either and for slow roasts amoroso punches its flavour inside the meat resulting a lovely Spanish flavour to beef and pork. This recipe uses a simple pork joint stuffed with herbs and garlic then slow cooked for three hours in a casserole.

Ingredients for Stuffed Pork with Herbs in Amoroso

1.5 kg pork joint, shoulder
4 Garlic cloves, chopped
2 Sprigs rosemary
2 Sprigs thyme
200ml Amoroso sherry
Olive oil
Salt
Cracked black peppercorns

How to make Stuffed Pork with Herbs in Amoroso

  • Using a sharp paring knife slice down the middle of the pork creating a "pouch" in which to add the herb mixture.
  • In a large pestle bash up the rosemary, thyme, garlic and pepper. Add a good splash of olive oil and mix again.
  • Pour the herb mixture into the cavity of the pork and secure with cocktail sticks.
  • Gently but securely tie the pork with string and remove the cocktail sticks.
  • Place the pork in a casserole dish and pour over the amoroso sherry.
  • Season pork well with salt and pepper, cook for 20 minutes on 180°C then on 120 degrees for 3 hours, adding a little water if required.
  • Carve and serve with seasonal vegetables

Serves 4

Stuffed Pork with Herbs in Amoroso

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