Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali
Show: Molto Mario
Episode: Stinco
Print
Total:
1 hr 10 min
Prep:
10 min
Cook:
1 hr
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 2 pork shanks, or shins
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/4 cup lard
  • 1/2 medium Spanish onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 rib celery, chopped into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium carrot, chopped into 1/4-inch coins
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 sprig rosemary
  • 6 juniper berries
  • 1 clove
  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 1 cup veal stock
  • 1 green apple, cored and cut into julienne
  • 1 lemon, zested and cut into julienne
  • 1 bunch Italian parsley, leaves picked
  • 1/4 cup freshly grated horseradish
  • Blaukrauti, recipe follows
Italian Sauerkraut (Blaukrauti):
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced
  • 6 cups chiffonaded (1/2 inch ribbons) red cabbage
  • 4 sage leaves
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 cups red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar

Directions

Rinse and dry the shanks and remove the hairs and hard skin. Season with salt and pepper. In a heavy bottom Dutch oven, heat the lard over medium heat and place the shanks in pan. Sear until dark golden brown on all sides and remove.

Add the onion, celery, carrot, garlic, rosemary, juniper, and clove and cook until just softening, 4 to 5 minutes, then put then shanks back into pan on top of the vegetables. Add the wine and stock and bring to boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer and cover. Cook for 1 hour and 45 minutes, turning every 1/2 hour. Meat will be falling off the bone.

In a medium bowl, combine the apple, lemon zest, parsley, and horseradish and mix well by hand. Sprinkle with a little salt.

Carve the shank into large chunks and serve, topped with gremolata, with blaukrauti on the side.

Italian Sauerkraut (Blaukrauti):

Place all ingredients in a 6-quart pot and cover. Bring to a boil over high flame and reduce to simmer. Cook covered 40 to 50 minutes, stirring frequently or until very tender. Can be reheated with great success.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Steak Essentials 03:26

Everything you need to know to select and grill a perfect steak.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Stinco di Vitello with Marjoram

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Braised Veal Shanks with Gremolata

Recipe courtesy of Michael Symon

Cotoleta di Maile con Guanciale

Recipe courtesy of Stefano Viglietti

Adobo Pork Shanks with Fried Rice

Recipe courtesy of Chuck Hughes

Apple Cake: Torta di Mele

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Tortelli di Mele (Apple Tortelli)

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Apple Barlotto: Orzotto di Mele

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

On TV

Food Quest

10am | 9c

Carnival Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Carnival Eats

11am | 10c

Carnival Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12pm | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1pm | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Good Eats

3pm | 2c

Good Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cheap Eats

5pm | 4c

Cheap Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c

Cheap Eats

6pm | 5c

Cheap Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

MasterChef Canada

8pm | 7c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Big Bad BBQ Brawl

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c