Hock

Pig
AKA: Shank, Knuckle
Primal: Shank (US)
Cooking Methods: Braise, Simmer
Good For: Stock, Corning
Fat Content: High
Price: Moderate

Pig Hocks are available both smoked and fresh. Those taken from the front legs are called Shoulder Hocks while the ones cut from the back legs are called Ham Hocks. They infuse a rich flavor in any dish to which they are added.

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