Меню

Home / Recipes / Appetizers / Shynka

Shynka

Type: Appetizers
Servings: 6
Ready in: 2 hours
Calories: Middle
Shynka (baked ham) is a traditional Ukrainian dish. It is cooked of piece of meat (chiefly of pork) seasoned with salt, pepper, minced garlic and other spices before baking it in the oven.
As many Ukrainian dishes, the shynka has it overseas analogues. Therefore, Austria and Germany boasts Schweinsbraten, and Quebec has rôti de porc, which literally means “baked pork”. In Russia, it is made of mutton or even bear meat and it is called buzhenina.
The shynka is traditionally baked in aluminum foil. Therefore the meat is wholly steamed; then it is baked soft and almost melts in the mouth. Some housewives prefer to cook shynka in the pastry.
It tastes best both hot and cool.

Ingredients

Pork 750 g
Mayonnaise 50 g
Mustard 20 g
Garlic 40 g
Hog casing 120 g
Salt 1 pinchs
Allspice to taste
Ajika 10 g
Carrot 80 g

 

Stages of cooking

1
Rinse the pork and make several pockets in it with a tip of a knife.
2
Put the carrot and garlic into the pockets.
3
Season the meat with mustard and mayonnaise.
4
Roll the meat into the aluminum foil.
5
Do it thoroughly wrapping edges of the foil inside so it will help to catch the meat juice.
6
Do it thoroughly wrapping edges of the foil inside so it will help to catch the meat juice.
7
After 40 mins, pull the meat out. Season it with ajika.
8
Wrap the seasoned meat in hog casing and cook for 10-15 mins therefore the fat will melt and brown.

 

 

 

Discover the secrets of traditional Ukrainian cuisine
Install our unique App and inspire yourself with the most delicious Ukrainian recipes!

We recommend

This original and mouth-watering meat appetizer can be a good rival to meat jelly. As a rule, it is served with rye bread, mustard and horseradish.
Read more
It is popular Ukrainian home recipe. This appetizer is very nutritious and beneficial; however it can be served during fasting. The dish is very easy-to-cook and won’t take long to be made. It could be served as both appetizer and side dish.
Read more
The rassolnik is a historically Russian main course that is why it is very common at Ukrainian table. It is made with pickled cucumbers and cucumber pickle.
Read more
The spotykach is commonly confused with liquors however there is a significant difference. The spotykach is sweeter, denser and more aromatic, and it is reckoned to be a dessert beverage. Following these directions any fruits can be used, nevertheless the recipe with blackcurrants is considered to be the classic one.
Read more