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Slow Cooked Pork Collar

slow cooked pork collar
Cooking Method
Difficulty Beginner
Prep Time: 15 min Cook Time: 4 hour Total Time: 4 hrs 15 mins
Servings 6
Best Season Suitable throughout the year
  • 1 Pork Collar
  • 1 tablespoon Smoked Paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Onion Powder
  • 2 tablespoons Garlic Powder
  • 1 tablespoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Fennel Seeds
  • Black Cracked Pepper
  • 1 tablespoon Fine Salt
  • 0.5 tablespoons Dried Oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Dried Thyme
  • 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar
  • 1.5 kilograms Albert Bartley/King Edward Potatoes
  • 1 Head of Garlic
  • 0.25 Bunch of Thyme
  • 1 Pork Bouillon Cube
  • 300 milliliters Cider
  • 1 Small Red Cabbage
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 150 milliliters Red Wine Vinegar
  • 150 grams Sugar
  • 75 milliliters Water
  • 1 tablespoon Pickling Spices
  • Salt
  1. Lightly toast off paprika, onion powder, garlic powder, mustard seeds, fennel seeds, pepper, salt, oregano, thyme and brown sugar, then crush in a blender or pestle and mortar.

  2. Roll meat in the spices and leave for up to 24hours to marinade.

  3. Set oven at 220 degrees.

  4. Slice potatoes roughly 5cm thick, losing the tops and the bottoms.

  5. Lay them into a large oven tray which they should fit in snuggly.

  6. Cut the garlic and place onto the potatoes, sprinkle with thyme and season with salt and pepper.

  7. Place your joint of meat on top of the potatoes.

  8. Boil your cider with pork bouillon and 100ml of water and pour over the potatoes.

  9. Cover with silicone paper and tin foil.

  10. Place pork in oven for approximately 15 minutes.

  11. Turn the oven down to 160 and leave for 3 hours.

  12. Now remove foil and leave for another hour.

  13. The meat should have gained a nice colour and the juices should have soaked into the potatoes.

  14. Remove meat, turn heat up to 200 degrees Celsius. Leave your potatoes in the oven while your meat is resting to get a nice golden brown colour

  15. For red cabbage - slice red onions thinly and sprinkle with salt.

  16. Slice the red cabbage thinly, bring your pickling liquor ingredients up to the boil and pour everything together, leave for 30 minutes and should be ready (Can be kept up to a week in sealed jar).

  17. To serve, slice pork in thin slices and don’t be afraid to crumble slightly. Serve with potatoes.


This latest recipe is made using our delicious Iberico Pork collar, a sublime cut that offers outstanding flavours and textures. 

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