Braised Ham Hock and Vegetables

Ingredients

  1. 2 Ham Hocks
  2. 2 Ears Corn
  3. 2 Small Heads Cabbage
  4. 3 Carrots
  5. 1 Large Onion
  6. 5 Eggs
  7. Worcestershire Sauce (7 Shakes)
  8. 3/4 Cup White Cooking Wine
  9. 1/4 Cup Balsamic Vinegar
  10. 1/4 Cup BBQ Sauce
  11. Black Pepper
  12. Seasoned Salt
  13. Creole Seasoning
  14. Kosher Salt

Steps

  1. Add Ham Hocks to a pot. Add just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer for 30 minutes. Skim off any drugs that float to the top.

  2. Remove Ham Hocks and turn off heat. Reserve. Wash and prep all veggies. Remove, kernels from corn, peel onion, etc. save all scraps, peels and husks.

  3. Add all scraps and trim to the ham broth. Season generously and add cooking wine. Cover. Bring to a hard boil, reduce heat to a rolling boil. Cook for an hour. Keep an eye on the liquid. If you think it’s getting low, add a bowl of water.

  4. Strain your ham infused vegetable broth. Return ham to broth. Broth should be barely covering the ham. Add water if it’s not. Add BBQ Sauce, Worcestershire, Balsamic Vinegar. Cover, bring to a boil, then low boil for 1.5 hours. Skim any drugs and add water if necessary. Boil 5 eggs and let cool while you wait.

  5. Add peeled and cooled hard boiled eggs to the pot with 45 minutes on the timer. Add veggies with 30 minutes left. Hit the veggies with a pinch of kosher salt to release water. Add some black pepper as well. Cook until veggies and pork are tender.

  6. Enjoy 😊

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