Pig’s Head and Boiled Chicken

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By Keith Floyd

Published 1988

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  • ½ pig’s head
  • Bones to enrich the stock (optional)
  • 1 baby chicken
  • 2


Soak the pig’s head in cold water overnight, changing the water three or four times.

In the morning put the head into fresh cold water with half a dozen bones if used. Bring to the boil and discard the liquor. Cover with fresh water a second time, bring to the boil again and simmer for 45 minutes.

Add the chicken, vegetables, herbs and seasoning to the pot and simmer for 30 to 4