Delicious Ham Hocks & Butter Beans

Delicious Ham Hocks Recipe & Butter Beans

Wine Pairing​

The overlooked ham hocks recipe is the star of this dish. If you like smoked ham, this recipe is for you. Creamy beans, a savory sauce and fresh herbs make this dish a winner.

This is the perfect ham hocks recipe for you. Poaching is involves cooking food in liquid with a temperature ranging from 140F to 180F. Poaching liquid can have a wide range of ingredients from just water to wine and aromatics. For perfect poached meat, the meat should be fully submerged in the poaching liquid and the temperature should be low.

You can add herbs such as thyme and rosemary to the poaching liquid to create wonderful aromas. You can also add some tarragon and mustard to the sauce to give it a French flavor.

This red wine-poached beef can be paired with medium-bodied wines as follows:

  • Merlot
  • Malbec
  • Syrah
  • Sangiovese

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