Pig's Feet Stew

READY IN: 2hrs 50mins
Recipe by Gaelige Coinnaigh

Great Southern dish!

Top Review by Foggy Kitchen

LOVE this recipe! Not much meat on pig's feet, but by end of cooking, those bits are super succulent. I used my fingers to squish meat from bones. This recipe grants multiple basic variations - by using broth, gravy, bones, and meat, all wonderfully flavorful and talk about cheap! I've new appreciation for pig's feet! A caveat: caution to not over-salt.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 -3 lbs pig's feet, cut up
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 14 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 14 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 12 cup water
  • 18 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 tablespoons fat (or Crisco for health nuts) or 2 tablespoons lard (or Crisco for health nuts)
  • 4 -6 cups warm water
  • 1 cup chopped onion, sauteed
  • 4 tablespoons browned flour


  1. Mix together salt, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg. Coat pig's feet with mixture.
  2. Melt fat in Dutch oven. Brown meat until dark brown (this is the secret to a successful stew.) When meat is well grilled, add warm water and onions. Cover and simmer until meat is tender, about 2 hours. Remove meat.
  3. Mix together grilled flour and 1/2 cup water.
  4. Pour into broth, stir until sauce thickens.

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