Boyar style baked pork ham in the oven is a dish for those who want to surprise their dear guests and prepare a festive dish in the best traditions of Russian cuisine.
Cooking time 3 hours
Pork leg (2 kg) 1 piece
Sauerkraut 300 g
Water (in a baking dish) 300-400 ml
Onion 1 pc
Carrots 1 ml
A clove of garlic 5-6 pcs
Unrefined sunflower oil TM "Aleika" 3 tbsp. l.
Pork spices 2 tbsp l.
Salt 1 tbsp l.
Prepare a pork leg weighing about 2 kilograms. Cut off the skin, remove the veins.
Mix 1 tablespoon salt and 1 tablespoon pork spice.
Grate well the pork ham with the mixture, make cuts and insert 5-6 slices of chopped garlic cloves.
Cover the meat with cling film or a bag and refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
Cover with water and leave for 1 hour.
Rinse the barley.
Peel the onions and carrots, finely chop the onion, grate the carrots. Fry vegetables in 3 tablespoons of TM "Aleika" natural sunflower oil.
Cook, stirring occasionally, for 3-4 minutes.
In a bowl, mix pearl barley with fried vegetables, add 1/2 tablespoon of salt.
Put a layer of pearl barley with vegetables in a large form.
Add a layer of 300 grams of sauerkraut on top.
Put the ham on top and add 300 milliliters of water.
Make a "lid" of foil and place in the oven.
Cook for 2-2.5 hours at 180 degrees C.
Put barley with cabbage on a dish. The ham can be cut into portions in advance or done on the table.
The boyar-style baked pork ham in the oven is ready. Can be served with a festive table.
TM "Aleika" pearl barley, from the generous fields of Altai, fragrant, "grain to grain", with a rich taste that will shade the main dish or will become the main one on your table and inspire new culinary achievements.
Bon appetit! Happy New Year!