About this recipe: This traditional Hunan dish is delectable. Pig's trotters are simmered in a well-seasoned pork stock until tender and delicious. Serve with freshly cooked rice.
Pigs' trotters can be purchased at your local butchers. You may need to place a special order for them. Rock sugar can be purchased in Chinese/Oriental speciality shops or online.
This recipe is absolutely great but I bought a pack of four trotters and they weighed 1500gms so had to multiply everything by three. Which was fine. I did cook them for about two hours. And reused the sause for another four the next day! Pigs! - 09 Aug 2012 (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)
Used various knives, but could only halve 1 of 3 trotters - and that one went to the foot, before I had to snap said foot off. Blanched trotters for three minutes in boiling water - what is one to do with all that pork juice? Did the author throw it away, or freeze it? - have never heard of pork stock previously. Looked at blanched trotters - minimal meat found on any side, on all pieces. Threw it out. Had pizza instead - about 5 minutes prep... - 06 Oct 2015 (Review from Allrecipes AU | NZ)