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Pork cheeks in Trappist beer

Quantity: about 16 pieces

Complexity: easy

Working time: 30 min

Total preparation: 3 hours

    Ingredients

    • 16 pork belly

    • 4-5 finely chopped onions

    • 4-6 finely chopped garlic cloves

    • 100 g smoked bacon (optional)

    • 1 bottle of Trappist beer

    • 2 tbsp mustard

    • 1 tsp thyme

    • 2 bay leaves

    • You can replace 100 ml of stock (beef or veal) with stock cubes

    • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar

    • 2 tbsp flour

    • salt and pepper to taste

    • cup of cream (optional)

    Other supplies

    Casserole

      In the original recipe, cream was added. We have omitted this.

      The sauce was very tasty.

      Mis en place

      Finely chop the onions and garlic.

      Don't make it difficult, but look at the pork cheeks and try to remove as much membranes, hard pieces and loose fat as possible.

      Preparation

      Salt and pepper the cheeks.

      Fry the pork cheeks in some oil and butter.

      Remove them from the pan,

       

      and

      In the same pan, fry the onion until brown, add the flour at the end and fry for another 2 minutes.

      Add beer, mustard, herbs, vinegar and stock.

      Stir well.

       

      Cook the meat for 2 - 2.5 hours.

       

      Trial!

       

      Some more vinegar? Salt or pepper?

       

      In the original recipe, cream was added. We have omitted this.

      The sauce was very tasty.

      KPK/10Sep18

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