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Dorobuta Free-Range Pork Ham / Boneless Leg (1kg)

Horizon Farms

PK355


A 1kg (2.2lbs) portion of the hind leg of pork, also known as ham. The perfect economical cut for slow cooking. This cut does amazingly well in a pressure cooker. If you prefer your meat to have a characteristic bite to it - you can go for a slow-cooked oven roast. Compared to the shoulder roast the ham has less marbling and can therefore be tougher if not cooked slow.

100% real free-range and naturally raised pork from Hokkaido, Japan, probably the only place in Japan that has space for free-roaming animals. Happy as a pig in mud. Bathing in the nearby river during summer and playing around on the snowfields in winter - that's the happy life of the pigs on the family-owned El Paso Ranch in Hokkaido that are raised completely free-range in the Tokachi area. And when we say free range we mean the real deal free-range. Spring, summer, autumn, and winter - 24 hours, all year free-roaming on 30 hectares (75 acres) of land. Read more about the farm below.

Free-range pork, in this case, pastured pork tastes different because it is different! The pigs are able to exercise freely and build natural muscles without the aid of growth promoters. They get to wander and forage with the herd and interact and do not suffer the same stress as intensively farmed pigs. Raising pigs free-range on open pastures is an extremely cost-intensive operation that makes free-range pork more expensive compared to conventional pork products. Give it a try and taste the difference! 
 




Contents

Contents 1 pack
Weight 1kg (2.2lbs)
Serves Serves 3-5, depending on the recipe

Shipping & Handling

Shipping Shipping and delivery is frozen
Handling Keep frozen below -18°C (0°F)
Defrosting Time In the fridge: approx. 36h
In ice-water: not recommended
Cooking Method Slow cooking only
Expiration Frozen: see packaging label (usually more than 3 months)
Chilled: Please consume unopened pack within 2 days.

 

Details

Also known as Pork boneless leg, pork ham, pork roast
Ingredients Pork
Country of Origin Hokkaido, Japan
Cut from Pork ham
Packaging Vacuum packed

 

Happy as a pig in mud. Bathing in the nearby river during summer and playing around on the snowfields in winter - that's the happy life of the pigs on the family-owned El Paso Ranch in Hokkaido that are raised completely free-range in the Tokachi area. And when we say free range we mean the real deal free-range. Spring, summer, autumn, and winter - 24 hours, all year free-roaming on 30 hectares (75 acres) of land. The pigs are a slow and naturally grown British Camborough breed. They are fed a large variety of feed mixes that contain all kinds of grains, corn, soybeans, and other vegetables and farm produce (pigs can’t survive only on grass, so there won't be grass-fed pork any time soon). Newborns stay in a shelter together with their mothers until they learn how to take care of themselves. No tail clipping of piglets, no gestation crates for sows. No factory farming. They receive all the respect, love, and care. See for yourself, all images and videos are real.

 


✔ No factory farming! Humanely raised and treated with respect.
✔ No growth hormones, no subtherapeutic use of antibiotics - ever!
✔ All-year free-range pasture-raised on 30 hectares (75 acres) of land. 
✔ One farm, one family, one processor - traceability from farm to fork.
✔ No gestation crates for sows. No teeth clipping or tail docking of piglets.
✔ Fed a large variety of grains, nuts, and protein sources.


At A Glance

Pork Breed Camborough Pork
Farm/Ranch El Paso Rancho
Region Tokaichi, Hokkaido, Japan
Breeding All year 100% free-range pasture-raised 
Feeding A large variety of grains and protein sources (wheat, whey, corn, soybeans, vegetables).
Raised by Hirabayashi family and staff
Farming Experience Since 2005
Traceability 100% fully traceable from farm to fork
Hormones Never
Subtherapeutic Antibiotics Use Never
 

Pork Ham Roast Recipe Instructions

Dorobuta Pork Ham Roast

Defrost the roast in the fridge for at least 24h. Once completely defrosted, pat dry with a paper towel. We highly recommend using butcher's twine to retain the round shape of the roast. Butchers twine is available in most supermarkets and 100 yen shops in Japan.

Dorobuta Free-Range Pork Ham Roast

Use olive oil and your favorite seasoning spice. Try out Horizon Farms' all-natural spice blend for roasts. 

Dorobuta Free-Range Pork Ham Roast

Prepare a fry-pan or skillet to very hot. All we want to do here is to sear all the sides very quickly. 20 seconds on each side should do it.

Dorobuta Free-Range Pork Ham Roast

Place the seared roast on an oven tray. 

Dorobuta Free-Range Pork Ham Roast

Place in the center of a preheated oven (180 degrees Celsius/350 degrees Fahrenheit) for at least 60 minutes. 

Dorobuta Free-Range Pork Ham Roast

Make sure the core of the roast has reached at least 60 degrees Celsius (145 degrees Fahrenheit) before you take the roast out of the oven. Allow it to rest for an additional 5-10 minutes as it continues to cook on residual heat.

Dorobuta Free-Range Pork Ham Roast

Use a sharp large knife to cut the roast into thin slices. Notice the crispy outside layer.

Dorobuta Free-Range Pork Ham Roast

Rediscover the real taste of pork. Free-range pork from Hokkaido. Enjoy.

 

Customer Reviews

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It's my taste.

Translated from Japanese: Of course, you can cook it as a block, but you can also cut or slice it to your favorite size.
This boneless leg is useful because it’s juicy even after cutting it.
I use it for all kinds of dishes.

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You can eat with confidence

Translated from Japanese: I’m very grateful to have found safe and healthy meat that doesn’t have antibiotics or hormones because it’s free-range.
I make ham by cooking it at low-temperature and all three generations of the family love it.

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Safe meat

Translated from Japanese: I bought it for the first time.
The variety of recipes for lump meat is wide and good.
It was delicious.
I want to buy it again.

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Translated from Japanese: I’m satisfied with the safe and good quality red meat. I pickled it deliciously in salted koji.

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I order it every time

Translated from Japanese: I buy it every time when I want to eat roast pork! Even hard parts are easy to eat when made into roast pork, so I like preparing it as snack for my children! It's convenient to have when going out, and I'm very happy because I can easily eat pork, which is safe and secure.