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Roast pork shank with potatoes
Method

For the pork shanks

  • Preheat oven to 180* C (350* F) Fan.
  • Place each pork shank on a sheet of parchment. Add the bouillon cubes, olive oil, thyme, garlic and pepper to marinate.
  • Push all of the aromatics under each pork shank and create packets with the parchment to enclose each shank. Wrap in aluminum foil and transfer to a baking pan fitted with a wire rack.
  • Add some water and roast for 4 hours, adding more water to the pan every hour.
  • When ready, open wrappings and roast for 20-30 minutes, until the meat turns golden brown.

For the sauce

  • In a bowl, combine the mayonnaise, honey and mustard.

For the potatoes

  • Place a pan over heat and let it get hot.
  • Add the olive oil, coarsely chop the potatoes and add them to the pan also, along with the thyme and bouillon granules.
  • Sauté until golden.
  • When ready, add some mayonnaise sauce and mint leaves.

To serve

  • Pierce the bottom of the parchment to remove all of the fat from the meat.
  • Transfer to a large chopping board and serve with sauce and potatoes.
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Nutritional
Chart

Nutrition information per 100 gr.

230
Calories (kcal)
12 %

Calories

Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

17.5
Total Fat (g)
25 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

4.8
Saturated Fat (g)
24 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

5.0
Total Carbs (g)
2 %

Carbohydrates

The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

1.5
Sugars (g)
2 %

Sugars

Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

13.1
Protein (g)
26 %

Protein

It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

0.38
Fibre (g)
2 %

Fibers

They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

0.23
Sodium (g)
4 %

Salt

A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.