Quick Salt Pork

Recipe by DrGaellon
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READY IN: 336hrs
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    lb pork, cut into 2-inch chunks (scraps from belly, shoulder, and elsewhere)
  • 2
    tablespoons salt
  • 1
    tablespoon sugar
  • herbs (optional, such as thyme and bay leaf)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Toss pork bits, salt and sugar (and herbs if using) in a large bowl. Transfer to a plastic bag or container and refrigerate 5-7 days. (If pieces are smaller than 2", cure may take less time.) Toss pieces to redistribute the cure and refrigerate another 5-7 days.
  • Rinse meat well and pat dry thoroughly. Store in refrigerator up to 2 weeks longer, or up to 6 months in freezer.
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