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Slow cooked pig cheek carnitas with a garnish of pickled red onions

  • Serves 4
Slow cooked pig cheek carnitas with a garnish of pickled red onions

This South American dish includes pig cheek’s that are so tender they’ll melt in your mouth and, what’s more, it’s finger food – why not offer up this tasty selection as an appetiser with drinks?

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Method

  • Step 1

    Heat a large frying pan over a high heat and quickly sear the pigs cheeks all over. Allow to cool.

  • Step 2

    Combine the pigs cheeks with the remaining ingredients and vaccum seal them in the Miele Sous Vide Vacuum Drawer.

  • Step 3

    Place the pigs cheeks in the Miele Steam Oven on a perforated steam tray and select the ‘Sous Vide’ programme. Cook on 80°C for 5 hours.

  • Step 4

    In the meantime, prepare the pickled red onions by simply pouring the lime juice all over the red onions. Set aside.

  • Step 5

    When the time has elapsed, remove the pigs cheeks from the steam oven, drain from the liquid, shred with a couple of forks and check the seasoning.

  • Step 6

    To serve, pile up the corn tortillas with the meat, pickled red onion, coriander leaves and extra lime cheeks to garnish. Serve.

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