A stock of stew will help out if you suddenly run out of meat or need to take something on the road. After all, it’s just delicious. But store banks do not inspire confidence either in their composition or quality. We share the best step-by-step pork stew recipes at home!
1. Homemade pork stew – a classic recipe
Such stew in jars can be perfectly stored in a dark cabinet for several years. This is a classic recipe without additives.
You will need: 2.5 kg pork with fatty streaks, 2.5 tbsp. salt.
1. Coarsely chop the pork and place in a bowl. Sprinkle with salt and mix with your hands. Seal and leave for 15-20 minutes.
2. Sterilize half-liter jars and lids. Fill them tightly with meat to the neck, but not to the very lid.
3. Cover a large pot with a cloth, put the jars out, cover with lids and press down with a load. Pour in the water.
4. When the water boils, boil the jars of meat for 5 hours on minimum heat. About once an hour, add hot water as it boils away.
5. Roll up cans of stew and wrap in heat for 12 hours.
2. Pork stew in the oven
We have already told you how to cook stew in a water bath. Now let’s talk about the oven!
You will need: 1.5 kg pork, water, bay leaf, salt, pepper.
1. Cut the pork into large pieces, mix with salt and spices, and leave for 15 minutes.
2. Tightly and almost to the top, spread the pork in jars, add bay leaf and spices, and a fraction of water.
3. Put the jars strictly in a cold oven and turn on the heat to 200 degrees.
4. When the liquid boils, lower the temperature to 140-150 degrees and cook the stew for 3-4 hours.
5. Leave the jars to cool slightly right in the oven, take them out and roll them up. Or cool completely and refrigerate.
3. Pork stew in a slow cooker
The third alternative way to cook homemade stew.
You will need: 1.5 kg of pork, 6 bay leaves, 300 ml of water, salt, pepper.
1. Coarsely chop the meat and roll in salt and pepper.
2. Arrange bay leaves, pepper and spices to taste in jars. Lay the meat on top of it.
3. Pour 100 ml of water into a jar of 0.7-0.75 liters. Put them in the multicooker bowl on a towel or a special rug.
4. Pour water to the middle of the jars and mascara for 5-6 hours in the appropriate mode.
4. Pork stew with onions
By the way, according to this recipe, you can make an excellent stew from other types of meat!
You will need: 500 g pork, 1 onion, 2 garlic cloves, 30 ml vegetable oil, black peppercorns, bay leaf, salt.
1. Grind the onion and garlic in a blender and put on the bottom of a whole clean jar. Add all the spices there.
2. Coarsely chop the pork and tamp it in the same jar. Top with spices again.
3. Close the jar with a sheet of foil, place in a mold with a side and in a cold oven. Warm up to 160 degrees, then increase to 170 and leave for an hour and a half.
4. Cool the stew and refrigerate.
5. Pork stew with lard
Salo creates a fatty plug, making the stew more tender and juicier.
You will need: 500 g pork, 300 g lard, 1 bay leaf, spices.
1. Coarsely chop the meat and cut off excess fat. Sprinkle it with salt and spices and mix well.
2. Put a bay leaf and some more spices on the bottom of a sterilized jar. Place the meat firmly on top.
3. Close the jar and place in a cold oven. Heat up to 250 degrees, and after boiling, reduce the temperature to 150. Cook for 3 hours.
4. Finely chop the fat, melt the fat and pour it into a jar. Roll up the lid and leave the stew warm overnight.
6. Pork stew with carrots
Another original homemade pork stew recipe that you can try for the sake of experiment.
You will need: 500 g porks, 1 onion, 1 carrot, 2 cloves of garlic, spices.
1. Coarsely chop the pork, roll it in salt and spices with crushed garlic.
2. Finely chop the onion and grate the carrots on a coarse grater.
3. Put vegetables, meat, vegetables again and meat again in a jar. Add some water and spices.
4. Boil for 3 hours in a water bath or send to the oven.
7. Pork knuckle stew
In fact, any part of pork is suitable for stew, if it is processed correctly.
You will need: 850 g pork knuckle, 9 garlic cloves, 2 bay leaves, 40 g salt, 5 peppercorns.
1. Rinse the shank and carefully cut off all the meat from it. Salt it and leave for 15 minutes.
2. Put meat and garlic with spices in layers in a jar. Add bay leaf on top.
3. Put the jars in a cold oven, turn on the heat to 150 degrees and leave to cook for 2-3 hours, depending on the size of the jar.
8. Pork stew with buckwheat
It turns out a ready-made dish that can be reheated and eaten like that!
You will need: 250 g pork, 150 g bacon, 100 g buckwheat, 1 bay leaf, salt, peppercorns, half an onion.
1. Cut the pork into large pieces, mix with finely chopped onions and spices.
2. Fill the jar with meat by a third, add water to cover it, and lay out the spices.
3. Cover with a lid, put in a saucepan with water and cook for 3 hours in a water bath.
4. Pour the washed cereal into the jar, add a little more water, and boil for another 40 minutes.
5. Add the fat melted in the pan to the jar, boil for another 10 minutes and roll up.
9. Pork stew with pearl barley
As you can see, instead of buckwheat in stew, you can use other cereals.
You will need: 120 g pork, 70 g barley, 50 g pork fat, 1 onion, spices, 1 bay leaf.
1. Cut the pork into pieces and mix with spices. Add chopped onion to it.
2. Put the meat in a jar by a third and put a bay leaf on top.
3. Add 3 tbsp. washed cereals per half-liter jar. Fill with water, a little short of the edge and cover with a lid.
4. Put the jar in a water bath and cook over low heat for about 4 hours. After 2 hours, add more spices and 3-4 tbsp. pork fat.
5. Roll up the stew and put it in the closet.
10. Pork head stew
You will have to tinker with your head a little, but the stew will turn out to be very interesting and inexpensive.
You will need: 1 pork head, 160 g onion, 3 bay leaves, 10 allspice peas, 20 g garlic, salt, spices.
1. Cut the head into 4 parts, fill with warm water and leave for half an hour.
2. Clean the skin and ears, cut everything into pieces and put in a saucepan. Pour water over the meat so that it evenly covers it, and boil for 5 minutes after boiling.
3. Rinse your head again, put it in a saucepan, fill it with clean water and boil again.
4. Add a whole onion and cook for 3 hours after boiling. Then remove the onion, add all the spices and cook for another hour.
5. Let the meat cool, separate it from bones and cartilage, and mince with spices and garlic. Separately strain the broth.
6. Arrange pork in jars, add broth and cover with lids. Boil in a water bath for about 30 minutes and roll up the jars.