Beer Roasted Pork Knuckles

Alright Guys it’s TGIF! Here’s the video recipe we created for Oktoberfest – Beer Roasted Pork Knuckles. Try it out, have an awesome Oktoberfest weekend, and drink up!!!

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  • Servings: 4

  • Time: 3 hr

  • Skill: Intermediate

Ingredients

  1. 2 x 1kg Pork Knuckle

  2. 1 tsp salt

  3. 1 tsp black pepper

  4. 15 juniper berries

  5. 1 tsp fennel seeds

  6. 3 onions

  7. 6 potatoes

  8. 4 apples

  9. 2 cup dark beer

  10. 2 cup water

Instructions

  1. Peel and slice 3 onions

  2. Lay them on a roasting tin

  3. Season 2 pork knuckles with 1 tsp salt and 1 tsp black pepper

  4. Place pork knuckles on top of onions

  5. Sprinkle 15 juniper berries (cracked and chopped) over pork knuckles

  6. Grate 2 cloves of garlic and sprinkle 1 tsp fennel seeds over pork knuckles

  7. Pour half a cup of dark beer over pork knuckles

  8. Roast in 220°C oven for 30 mins

  9. Peel 6 potatoes and cut them into halves

  10. Quarter and core 4 green apples

  11. Remove roasting tin from oven and add potatoes and apples

  12. Add another half cup of dark beer

  13. Baste the knuckles with beer

  14. Back to the oven at 160°C for an hour

  15. After an hour, add more beer and baste the pork knuckles

  16. Roast for another hour, add beer and baste again

  17. For the last 30 mins, crank up the oven to 220°C

  18. Remove pork knuckles and potato from roasting tin

  19. Gravy:

  20. On a stove, deglaze the tin with 400ml of hot water

  21. Serve with sauerkraut

  22. and BEER!