Pot cooked En Elladi pork, with celery and leek - Creta Farms
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Pot cooked En Elladi pork, with celery and leek

Delicious En Elladi pork rump or leg cooked in a pot with celery and leek dressed with egg and lemon sauce. A precious mother-food dish.


    • 1 kg of En Elladi pork leg or pork shoulder
    • 1 medium onion finely chopped
    • 100 g olive oil
    • 200 g celery chopped
    • 200 g leek chopped
    • 5 g garlic pulp
    • 5 g chili very chopped
    • 5 g salt
    • 3 g pepper
    • 500 ml vegetable broth
    • 100 ml white dry wine
    • 5 g parsley finely chopped


    • 2 egg yolks
    • 25 g lemon juice


In a pot with water add the meat cut in 3×3 cm blocks and boil for 10 minutes until having a clear texture for your meat. In the same pot after removing the excess water, pour some olive oil and sauté the meat with the onion, the garlic, and the chili. Quench with wine and add the vegetable broth. Cook for 45 minutes in medium heat with the lid on. Add the celery and the leek and cook for 20 more minutes. Salt and pepper are next. The food is ready.

Egg-lemon sauce
Wisk the egg yolks with the lemon juice until it gets some volume. Slowly add half of the food broth. Pour the sauce along with the chopped parsley in the food and stir slowly. Serve. If the broth is not thick enough, add 5 gr of corn flour.

Extra Tip: You can add lettuce leaves or another type of boiled greens just ten minutes before removing the food from the heat.