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Crubeens (Pig's Feet) Recipe

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This traditional Irish dish of braised pig's feet and vegetables is often eaten after a night at the pub. Crubeens are usually eaten out of hand without the need for utensils.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 3 hours

Total Time: 3 hours, 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 6 pig's trotters (from the hind legs)
  • 1 onion stuck with 6 cloves
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 12 peppercorns
  • Salt
  • 1 bunch parsley
  • 1 sprig thyme

Preparation:

Combine pig's feet, onion, carrot, bay leaf, peppercorns, salt, parsley, and thyme in a heavy pot or Dutch oven and pour in water to barely cover all.

Gently bring contents to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for at least 3 hours.

Crubeens may be eaten hot or cold.

Yield: 2 servings

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