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Osso Bucco

Discussion in 'Pork' started by lcruzen, Aug 19, 2010.

  1. lcruzen

    lcruzen Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    This dish is typically done with veal shanks but since I was the recipient of about 30lbs of fresh pork hocks a while back I used some of those. I'm in the process of curing about 12lb of hocks to smoke so I decide to use a few fresh for this.

    I dredged them in seasoned flour and browned them off in veg oil.



    Then I added about a cup each of diced celery, onion, and carrot to the oil and sauteed about 10 minutes, then added about 1/2 cup of the left over seasoned flour to make the roux. I let the roux cook about 10 more minutes and deglaze with some Marsala wine.



    Added a few cloves of crushed garlic, salt, CBP, thyme, rosemary, basil and about 1 qt of chicken stock and I cup of V8 juice. Stirred until well blended and thickened.



    The browned hocks went back into the pot with the sauce mixture, covered and into a 325o oven for about 2 hrs. I cooked off some white rice to go with it



    It turned our really good but gotta say this dish is much better suited for colder weather as it's heavy and a real rib sticker.

    Thought I'd add a shot of the home V8 juice I made that was added in this recipe. This stuff turned out great. So much better than store bought.



    I definitely want to do some more of this before the tomatoes are gone.
     
  2. bbally

    bbally Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    I love Osso Buco!  I make it with beef shanks and lamb shanks.
     
  3. scarbelly

    scarbelly Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member

    If I could eat anyting in the whole world as my last meal it would be a really good Osso Bucco with a porcini mushroom Risotto -
     
  4. jirodriguez

    jirodriguez Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    If I would eat anything in the whole world as Scarbelly's last meal I would have a plate of the same! [​IMG]

    lol... not that we wish anything bad on you Scarbelly.... heh-heh
     
  5. meateater

    meateater Legendary Pitmaster SMF Premier Member

    Looking awesome...Butt where's the smoke? [​IMG]
     
  6. lcruzen

    lcruzen Master of the Pit OTBS Member

    Sometimes I smoke em, somtimes I don't. This time I didn''t[​IMG]
     
     
  7. Bearcarver

    Bearcarver SMF Hall of Fame Pitmaster Group Lead OTBS Member

    I never had Osso Bucco, but since it's Scarbelly's last meal, what the heck..........

    It looks Great!

    Bear
     
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2010
  8. mballi3011

    mballi3011 Epic Pitmaster OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

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    I have eaten Ossa Bucco and it is really good but I haven't had the pleasure of making it yet. I would like to thou thanks for the recipe I'll have to give it a try.
     
  9. toxie

    toxie Meat Mopper SMF Premier Member

    Looks awesome!... [​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Aug 31, 2010