Pork Shoulder Braised in Hard Cider

Pork Shoulder Braised in Hard Cider
19 Ingredients
  • 3 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 3 fresh flat-leaf parsley sprigs
  • 1/2 teaspoon whole black peppercorns
  • 3 pounds pork shoulder
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Olive oil
  • 1 small leek, white and pale-green parts, finely chopped and washed well (1/2 cup)
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • 1 small parsnip, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice (1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 small celery root, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice (1/2 cup)
  • 4 cups hard cider
  • 1/2 cup homemade or store-bought low-sodium chicken stock, plus more as needed
  • 3 medium leeks, white and pale-green parts, halved lengthwise and washed well
  • 3 medium parsnips, peeled and halved lengthwise
  • 1 1/2 small celery roots, peeled and cut into 1-inch wedges
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons grainy mustard, plus more for serving
Nutrition
613
31% daily value
8 servings
                                       
                                           
     

Fat

59% 39

Saturated

62% 12

Trans

- 0

Monounsaturated

- 19

Polyunsaturated

- 4

Carbs

9% 26

Carbs (net)

- 21

Fiber

20% 5

Sugars

- 5

Sugars, added

- 0

Protein

65% 32

Cholesterol

42% 125

Sodium

43% 1044

Calcium

10% 103

Magnesium

19% 78

Potassium

21% 987

Iron

20% 4

Zinc

47% 5

Phosphorus

61% 430

Vitamin A

5% 49

Vitamin C

24% 21

Thiamin (B1)

118% 1

Riboflavin (B2)

44% 1

Niacin (B3)

52% 8

Vitamin B6

66% 1

Folate equivalent (total)

22% 88

Folate (food)

- 85

Folic acid

- 2

Vitamin B12

54% 1

Vitamin D

19% 3

Vitamin E

18% 3

Vitamin K

46% 55
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