Grilled Pig’s Trotters

Manitas de Cerdo a la Parrilla

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Floyd on Spain

By Keith Floyd

Published 1992

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  • 6 pig’s trotters, split lengthways and washed well
  • 1 large carrot, roughly chopped
  • 1 large onion, peeled and quartered


Put the pig’s trotters in pairs in a very large saucepan, so that they make a nice tight fit. Throw in the carrot, onion, bay leaves and peppercorns. Pour in the sherry and enough water to cover well, then add a little salt. Boil steadily for 40 minutes.

Top up the pan with some more boiling water, then lower the heat and simmer gently with the lid on for about 4 hours. It will take thi