Pork Breast Recipe: Boiled brisket with spices

Pork Breast Recipe: Boiled brisket with spices
Pork Breast Recipe: Boiled brisket with spices

Pork breast with spices made at home is a real delicacy with a great flavor. It will be perfect for an everyday table and for a festive feast. First of all, let’s prepare everything we need for the recipe.

Cooking Equipment

  • Cutting board
  • Knife
  • Bowl
  • Saucepan
  • 2 bowls for different spices
  • Spoon
  • Food wrap

Nutrition Facts for 100 g.

Prep Time1 hr.
Cooking Time1 hr.
Calories510 csal.
Protein10 g.
Fat53 g.
Carbohydrates0 g.


  • Pork brisket-1kg.
  • For marinade for 1 liter of water
  • Salt — 1tbs.
  • Sugar — 2 tbs.
  • Vinegar 70% — 1 tbs.
  • Bay leaf — 2 – 3pcs.
  • Allspice — 3-4 sprigs.
  • Cloves — 2-3 pcs.

For rubbing (spices in equal proportions)

  • Salt
  • Paprika
  • Black pepper
  • Pink pepper
  • Ground allspice
  • Sage powder
Pork Breast Recipe Ingredients

How to Cook Pork Breast with Spices — Recipe Steps

Step 1. Wash the breast, cut into pieces to fit in the pot.

Step 2. Fill the meat with water, add salt, sugar, vinegar, bay leaf, allspice and cloves.

Step 3. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat and cook at a low boil under a closed lid for 40-45 minutes.  After cooking, cool in brine.

Step 4. Pat the brisket dry with paper towels.

Boiled brisket

Step 5. Prepare rubbing mixture: In a bowl, mix salt and spices to taste.

Step 6. Rub the brisket on all sides with the prepared mixture. Wrap it in cling film. This way the meat will be better soaked in spices and will not leave the odor in the refrigerator.  Leave the brisket for 12 hours in the fridge.

Step 7. Cut the brisket into portioned pieces and serve.

Pork Breast Recipe Boiled brisket with spices

Food Paring

Cooked at home pork  breast is a delicious and simple dish that is suitable for any occasion. Following the above steps of preparation, you will get juicy and flavorful meat, which will be tender and delicious. Serve brisket to the table in cold form, as a main b appetizer. If you have bread and your favorite sauce, you can already make a delicious hearty sandwich. You can also add lattuce leaves or just a fresh vegetable salad to the pork breast. Enjoy a delicious meal with your family or friends!

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