Ham horn from the pork shank and chicken

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Cooked ham from pork and chicken in the original version. The bone from the pork shank is removed, the vacant place is filled by chicken meat, and the skin of the shank acts as a natural sheath. Meat appetizer. Very pretty and delicious addition to the holiday table.

Ingredients for Ham horn from the pork shank and chicken

Step by step instruction of cooking Ham horn from the pork shank and chicken

Шаг 1

Take the knuckle from the front leg. My broblem knife. The skin should be clean.

Шаг 2

Using a long knife, gently cut the meat along the bone shank in a circle. Doing the same with the other side of the shank.

Шаг 3

Starting with the wide part of the shank, remove the meat from the bone like a sock. Help yourself with a knife where the meat still on the bone. The skin trying to leave intact.

Шаг 4

The result is a bone (go to jelly) plus meat on the skin (is ham). The photo shows that the knuckle slightly "lost" due to the fact that the bone removed, but the meat and skin remained unharmed.

Шаг 5

Gut-wrenching knuckle meat out. Excising the meat with a knife (to cut skin) in different directions. Sprinkle meat with salt (20 g salt per 1 kg of meat without bones). Thoroughly RUB the salt into the meat, gut-wrenching knuckle skin out. We put the meat in the package, expel air, tie a package and send it in the fridge. Salt meat for several days at a temperature of +2 deg C. it is Desirable to pickle for at least 5 days, but longer than two weeks keep still not worth it. Daily, lightly massaging the meat in the package.

Шаг 6

About the chicken. Liberated from the bone in the knuckle we fill with chicken meat. You can use pulp from any part of the carcass. I cut the meat from the legs - the thigh and drumstick. They have more collagen than in breast, so a ham with legs will be more monolithic than the ham with the breast.

Шаг 7

Chicken meat begin to engage in two days before finally going to shape and cook the ham (chicken salted pork faster). Chicken meat cut into slices, sprinkle with salt (10 g of salt per 500 g of meat), put in a container and put into the fridge.

Шаг 8

Take out of the refrigerator prepared meat - pork and chicken. Knuckle lightly wash with cold water inside and out. Get wet water. Meat sprinkle with ground pepper and garlic. Fill the inside of the shank chicken.

Шаг 9

Wrap the pork tightly in plastic wrap and tied twine.

Шаг 10

Cook in water at a temperature of 80 ° C. the Required cooking time will have to calculate yourself based on the size of the shank. Cooking time in minutes is equal to the diameter of the shank in millimeters (this is the warm up time), plus 30-60 minutes of cooking until soft. I cooked the ham for three and a half hours.