Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Hoppin' John

pic from minute rice

2 smoked pork hocks, or ham left on bones = 1 lb or so
2 c chicken stock or broth
1 small onion chopped
2 15oz cans black eyed peas rinsed and drained
1/2 lb smoked sausage cut in half lengthwise, then into 1 inch pieces
1/2 c uncooked instant rice
optional - add dash Old Bay Seasoning

spray 3.5 - 4 qt slow cooker with non-stick spray
place hocks or ham bones in crock
add 1 cup of broth, refrigerate other cup for now
add onion, peas, and sausage
cover and cook on low 8-10 hours
remove hocks or bones from slow cooker
pull meat from bones using two forks
discard any bones, skin or fat
return pork to crock
add other cup of broth and rice
increase to high heat
cover and cook 10 min or until rice is tender

Until Next Time.....

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