How to cook a pig on a spit
Most importantly, why you should start - thisbuying suckling pig. It is best to book in advance suckling pig from a friend that seller on the market, but if you have the opportunity to buy it at the store, pay attention to the weight of the carcass. The average weight of pigs, aged five to six weeks - 24-27 kg, it will be enough for about 6-8 servings.
After the pig is selected, it should berinse under running water, rinse again well inside the cut, after which it will need to be dried with a towel and can be taken for marinating carcass.
Before you cook a pig on a spit, you'll need to stock up a sufficient amount of birch wood, they are ideal for the preparation of this dish.
Once the pig is washed and dried, it will be necessary to prepare the brine to gently prick pig from all sides.
Since the bird is big enough for itmarinating it will be necessary to have a large bowl and wait for a few days. To reduce the time for prosolki carcass, it is best to use pickle and an ordinary syringe.
Of water and salt to make brine hardened. If you do not have at hand the hardened salt, you can cook it yourself - a big mix sea salt and spices, chop all this mass in a coffee grinder or mortar and salt in soups and marinades ready.
To the pork on a skewer it was not only beautiful,but also delicious, you must make sure that the meat is well prosolilos in all parts of the carcass. To do this, type in the largest syringe brine and evenly cut away the carcass. Inflate pig everywhere - legs, belly, ribs, head.
Salted pig lay on a comfortablesurface and binds very tightly on all sides by dense scaffold. You can sew the stomach thick needle or simply very carefully obkrutit it from all sides. If you have special clips - use them.
Pig on a spit (which no cookingonly very exciting, but also quite complex) - a dish that requires some skill. Therefore, if you will cook it for the first time, with the support of a strong helper.
We put on prepared pig on a spit, and begin the most exciting process - frying.
From onion, pepper and spices prepare the marinade - onions and peppers cut into thin rings and mix all in one convenient container.
Suckling pig on a spit will have a beautiful fragrant crust, if approximately every forty minutes you will be prepared by his coat with marinade.
Piglet will be ready in about four to five hours, depending on its size. Check his willingness to be possible only on the external water and juice, which will stand out when pressed.
Approximately roasting four o'clock sharp slide rod into the thickest place of the carcass and, if the juice, which is released, will be without blood, pig on a skewer ready.
Take the pig to the spit, decorate with fresh herbs and serve. Bon Appetit!