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Pressure-cooker pork shank

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Pressure-cooker pork shank


For the pork shank

  • Place the pressure cooker over high heat and add 2 tablespoons olive oil.
  • Add salt and pepper to the pork shank, and spread 2 tablespoons olive oil over its whole surface.
  • Transfer to the pressure cooker and brown on all sides.
  • Deglaze with the wine and add the water, the chicken bouillon cube, and stir.
  • Close the lid, turn the safety valve to the proper pressure indicator, and cook over low heat for 1 hour. Depressurize the pressure cooker and open the lid.
  • Remove the shank, strain the sauce from the pressure cooker to get rid of any bones, and put the juices back into the pressure cooker.
  • Mix the corn starch with a little cold water, the mustard, and transfer to the pressure cooker.
  • Let it come to a boil until the sauce thickens, add the parsley, and remove from the heat.

For the garnish

  • Place a frying pan over high heat and add the olive oil.
  • Finely chop the onion, the garlic, and add them to the pan.
  • Add the rosemary and sauté.
  • Add the chickpeas, the cumin, and sauté for 5-6 minutes. Deglaze the pan with the lemon juice and remove from the heat.
  • Serve the pork shank with the chickpeas and parsley.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
39 %


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.

Total Fat (g)
63 %

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.

Saturated Fat (g)
50 %

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.

Total Carbs (g)
10 %


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.

Sugars (g)
3 %


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.

Protein (g)
132 %


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.

Fibre (g)
24 %


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.

Sodium (g)
162 %


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.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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