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Pork shoulder roast with crackling

Pork shoulder roast with crackling

If you love a roast, but want a new recipe, try this pork shoulder with roasted garlic, vegetables and caraway seeds

Serves: 4

What you need:

  • 1kg Pork Shoulder Roast with Crackling
  • 5g Caraway Seeds
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Sunflower Oil
  • 1 tbsp Salt
Pepper
  • 500g mixed vegetables e.g. Onions, Carrots, Celery,
Parsnip (cut into portion size)
  • 500g small Potatoes (skin on, washed)
  • 200ml Water

What you do:

  1. Bring the meat to room temperature. Preheat oven to 220ºC/430ºF/Gas 7. Place caraway seeds and garlic on a chopping board, drizzle with oil and chop together finely. Rub the meat with the garlic mixture, then sprinkle over the salt and season with pepper. Place in a roasting tin in the middle of the oven, and roast for 20 minutes.
  2. Reduce the oven temperature to 180ºC/360ºF/Gas 4. Add the vegetables, potatoes and water and roast for a further 70-80 minutes. Remove the tin from the oven, cover with foil and leave to rest for 10-15 minutes.
  3. While resting preheat the grill to a high temperature. Then place meat under the grill to crisp up the crackling. Carve and arrange on preheated plates along with the roasted vegetables and potatoes.
  4. Serve with fresh leaf salads.

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Donald Russell

Donald Russell

Donald Russell supplies the finest meat, including grass-fed beef and lamb, 'Freedom Food' pork and salmon, wild Scottish fish, venison and game birds, award-winning free range poultry and other gourmet specialities by mail order across the UK.

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