Pork trotters with apples



2 pork trotters, sliced

3 Granny Smith apples,

peeled and diced

125ml (½c) honey

1 large onion, sliced

1 bay leaf

10ml (2t) paprika

1L (4c) chicken stock

salt and pepper to taste



  • Over medium-high heat, add all the ingredients in a saucepan and cover with a lid.
  • When the liquid starts to bubble, turn the heat to medium and simmer until the trotters are tender, about 1 hour 50 minutes.
  • Uncover and allow to simmer until the liquid is reduced to a slightly thicker gravy, about 10 minutes.
  • Serve hot with umngqusho (samp and beans), pap or steamed bread.
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