AKA: Ham
Primal: Ham (US)
Cooking Methods: Oven Roast, Braise
Good For: Marinating, Dry-Rub
Fat Content: Low
Price: Moderate

Leg is the portion spanning over the hindquarters of the pig. The back part of the leg is the cut which is originally designated for manufacturing ham. In its fresh state, the leg is extracted with the bone still intact. It can be further divided into three subprimals: Shank, Center and Rump.

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