Braised Pigs Cheeks

PennyBy Penny    

August 19, 2015


A couple of packets of pigs cheeks ( enough for 2 or 3 each )

2 sliced leeks

2 eating apples , cored and sliced

2 tblspns fresh chopped sage

1 tblspns oil

1 tblspns flour

1/2-1pint of cider


1Heat the oil in a large pan

2Add the cheeks and brown on both sides . Remove and put on a plate

3Add in the leeks and sauté

4Add the apples and stir through the leeks

5Stir in the flour and cook for a minute or 2

6Add in half pint of cider and seasoning

7Put the cheeks back in , put the lid on the pan and let it cook for at least 2.5 hours

8Check it periodically adding more liquid if needed

9Serve with potatoes and a green vegetable

10Can be cooked in a slow cooker high for 6 hours low 8-10 hours

11Can also be pressure cooked for 40 minutes

12Suitable for home freezing