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Braised Pork Shanks with Beef Gravy

A hearty recipe for the winter months. This entrée is simple to make and suitable for any food operation.

Difficulty: 10/20
Yield serving: 10
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes
Braised Pork Shanks with Beef Gravy



Yield serving


Preparation time

10 minutes

Cooking time

10 minutes



  • Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • In a large roasting pan on medium flame, heat 75mL of olive oil and sear the pork shanks.
  • Season with the condiment mix for meat.
  • Add the onions and garlic and sweat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Deglaze with the beer or cider and add the soup base.
  • Cover and place the oven until the pork shanks are 90% cooked.
  • Remove the pork shanks and reserve for service.
  • Using the same pan, add the peppercorns, beef gravy, oregano and sour cream.
  • Let simmer for 15 minutes, using a wooden spoon to scrape down the bottom every couple of minutes to prevent sticking and burning.
  • When ready to serve, add the pork shanks to the finished sauce, heat up and serve.


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