Pork Rillettes







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Rillettes spread is coming right from the middle ages to indulge our palate. Why don’t you give a try to this one? You make it from tender pork shoulder and flavor it with nutmeg, bay, and thyme. Serve it with slices of bread or toast.

Nutritional Chart

Calories: 425 kCal / serving

  • Proteins:
  • Fats:
  • Carbs:
  • 40 g
  • 28 g
  • 0 g

Ingredients Needed for Pork Rillettes

2 pounds of pork shoulder, cut into two
4 fresh thyme sprigs
3 bay leaves
1 cup water
1 teaspoon nutmeg

How to Make Pork Rillettes

  1. Add the pork shoulder, thyme, bay leaf, and water to an oven-proof saucepan. Season with salt and pepper, cover with the lid and bake for 3 hours at 350⁰F/175⁰C.
  2. Transfer the cooked meat to your work surface and don’t throw away the drippings. Shred the tender meat with a fork.
  3. Transfer the shredded meat to a mixer bowl. Season with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. Mix until smooth. Gradually add some 2 tablespoons of drippings in the process.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a medium serving bowl or to more smaller bowls. Pour 1-2 more tablespoons of drippings on top of the mixture. Refrigerate for 24 hours.
  5. Serve with sliced bread or toast.

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