Jokbal (Korean Boiled Pig Trotters)

  • 4  pigs feet, split in half lengthwise
  • 2 medium onions, 
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 4 (1 in) knobs of ginger
  • Korean rice syrup 350 gm (molasses made from rice)
  • 2  stalks celery, chopped roughly
  • 1 head of garlic, 
  • 2-4 sticks cinnamon
  • 1 bay leaf 
  • 1  teaspoon black pepper
  • 3  teaspoon crushed red pepper 
  • water

  1. Wash and scrub the pigs feet well.
  2. Remove hair by use of razor or by blowlamp
  3. Place all the ingredients in a large boiling pot and cover with water. 
  4. Bring water to a boil over medium high heat and then reduce heat to a simmer. 
  5. Cover pot with lid and allow pigs feet to cook until tender, about 2 to 3 hours. 
  6. While your meat is cooking stir constantly and skim away any foam that develops. 
  7. When cooked allow to come off the boil and remove the legs from the broth.
  8. Allow to cool.
  9. Remove the shin bones to obtain easily sliced rounds of the cooked meat. Slice the meat into 0.5 cm (1/4") thick rounds

Serve this delectable meat with your favourite soul food sides, corn bread and southern beverage of choice.

Dipping Sauce:
  • 1 Tbsp salted shrimp
  • Sliced green-onion
  • Konchagaru(??)
  • Garlic
  • Sprite
  1. Mix it together