A simple, delicious recipe whose star ingredient is Batallé el Único pork shoulder. The combination of shoulder steak with apple creates finger-licking textures and flavours!
1 Pork Presa Batallé el Único
2 Golden delicious apples
A glass of red wine
½ green cabbage
4 garlic gloves
Salt and pepper
Virgin olive oil
STEP 01: Take the whole presa, season with salt and pepper and make 6-7 cuts without reaching the base in the transverse direction of the piece.
STEP 02: Peel and cut the apples in half and at the same time into very thin slices.
STEP 03: Place 1-2 slices of apples in each incision.
STEP 04: Put the meat in an oven tray, season with salt, pepper, oregano and a thread of oil.
STEP 05: Add red wine and a little of water to the tray.
STEP 06: Put it in the oven at 200 degrees and cook for about 20 minutes.
STEP 07: Remove from the oven, allow it to stand for a few minutes and put it aside in a dish.
STEP 08: Scrape the base of the tray to remove the entire attached roast and pour the juice from the tray in a saucepan, add the crushed juniper berries and let it come to the boil. Bind it with a little bit of corn previously dissolved in some water. Season with salt and pepper.
STEP 09: When finished and removed from the heat add a scoop of cold butter and beat to emulsify it. Strain the sauce.
STEP 10: Wash and cut the green cabbage to thin julienne. Put in a pan with a thread of oil and a little butter, add whole garlic and fry for a minute. Add the cabbage; stir it and sauté until the water has gone.
STEP 11: Put a few drops of vinegar, salt, pepper and stir it all.
STEP 12: Serve the meat (if you prefer, cut it into portions) with the sauce on top and the garnish cabbage.
Be careful with cooking the meat in case it needs more time.
You can accompany it with season steamed vegetables instead of cabbage.
You can change the red wine for rancid wine, anise or muscatel.