Description of the process of making pork balyk at home with a photo; how to choose meat delicacy; caloric index and product composition
Caloric content: 286 kcal.
The energy value of the product Balyk pork:
Protein: 15.4 g.
Fat: 24.9 g.
Carbohydrates: 0 g.
Balik pork cooked loin — part of the carcass, which is very delicate and is considered a delicacy. To date, this product can be bought in the store, and the range is quite large, but it is best to cook it yourself at home.
It is very important to choose high-quality pork balyk among a huge variety so that it does not bring harm to the body. The first thing to check is the composition of the product. It should contain only natural ingredients: meat and spices. A substance such as sodium nitrite may also be present. It is necessary to maintain the color of the product. There is only one «but», this preservative can accumulate in the body, turning into a harmful toxin.
Rate the appearance of pork balyk:
- The surface must be dry, without mucus, mold and any damage (see photo).
- Prefer tight and elastic version.
- Look at the color of the fat, it should be white with a slight pink tinge. The presence of yellow is a symbol of improper storage and old age of the product.
- Look at the slice of the pork balyk, there should not be any moisture drops on it, otherwise you can be sure of the violation of the cooking technology.
If possible, ask the seller to try pork balyk. The product should not be foreign smell and taste. The presence of a bright smoking flavor is a sign that the producer is trying to hide the poor quality of the meat.
If you buy a pork balyk in a package, then make sure that it is complete and check the presence of the marking, as well as information on the manufacturer, the period of the final sale and the method of storage.
Pork balyk in cooking is often used as an independent snack. It is also used in recipes for various salads, first and second courses. Use balyk slices and sandwiches. The original spicy flavor will help to achieve a piquant aroma and taste of the final dish.
If you want to be confident in the quality of the product, then it is best to cook a balyk at home. There are many recipes for making such a meat delicacy with your own hands. We propose to consider one of them.
So, for cooking balyk best to buy a pig neck. The fatter it is, the richer the product will turn out. To cook balyk at home, in addition to the pork neck, you need to take 1.5 kg of pork, 4 cloves of garlic, 1 teaspoon of ginger and the same nutmeg, as well as salt and pepper.
Take a piece of meat, coat it with spices and leave to marinate in the fridge for the night. Take a roasting sleeve, put the meat in it and tie it well. It is necessary to cook balyk in the oven for 1.5 hours at a temperature of about 170 degrees. 10 minutes before the end of the cooking process, you should cut the bag and squeeze garlic on the meat. After cooking, leave the balyk in the oven for 15 minutes.
Eat pork balyk cooked at home is already in a cold state.
Harm of a pork balyk can bring when it is consumed in too large quantities, as this can cause weight gain. It should be borne in mind that often unscrupulous manufacturers add to the product soy and some not very useful nutritional supplements that can cause various diseases.
With daily consumption of pork balyk can cause the development of diseases of the stomach, liver and pancreas.
Contraindications to the use of such meat delicacy are those people who adhere to a dietary diet, as well as people who have an individual intolerance to such a product.