Mom's New Years Pig's Feet

Mom's New Years Pig's Feet

Gabbi Jordan

"This is a recipe for trotters passed down over time in my family. This was made every New Year's Eve to bring in the new year. A relatively inexpensive African-American dish. Very delicious! Serve with homemade potato salad, Southern style greens and candied yams and cornbread. It is even better the next day, and it freezes well. Serve sprinkled with a little more vinegar or hot sauce to taste."
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2 h 20 m servings 459 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Calories:
  • 459 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 27.9 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.9g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 39 g
  • 78%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 178 mg
  • 59%
  • Sodium:
  • 1629 mg
  • 65%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Thoroughly wash pig feet in cold water and place into a large pot or Dutch oven. Add celery, onion, vinegar, red pepper flakes, seasoned salt, garlic, black pepper, and bay leaves to the feet; pour in water to cover.
  2. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and simmer until meat is tender and falling off the bones, about 2 hours.


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  1. 15 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

Delish!!! Will be making these more than just for New Years!

Most helpful critical review

I always let them come to first boil then pour that water off and rinse feet good then start new boil and add your ingredients we use cider vinegar n water half and half

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Delish!!! Will be making these more than just for New Years!

I love it.

I made it a week ago and my husband "not-easy-to-please" ask me to redo this recipe. He loves it.

Just made these and ate the all of them in one meal. Will be making again, soon.

Yes Lawd....I will be makin these again tomorrow, lol. Ate them all (by myself)

Wouldn't change anything these are delicious!!!!! Thank you for this recipe.

I made this 3 days ago. It was so tasty and so easy. I had about 40 pieces so I had to adjust the seasoning and vinegar. Cooked for 2 hours The only thing I would do differently is add table sa...

Awesome good, for anytime! Always wanted to try something with patas de puerco (pigs feet) besides pickling them.

very,very good...did not change a thing....

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