Baked ham hock pots

Baked ham hock pots

Save time and energy at Christmas with these easy, no-fuss baked ham hock pots as a starter. They’re great to begin a Christmas menu and set the festive mood
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  • Serves: 4 persons



  1. Step 1

    Mix the double cream, egg and chives together in a medium bowl, and season with a generous grating of nutmeg, a pinch of salt and plenty of ground black pepper.
  2. Step 2

    Divide the ham hock pieces and chopped potatoes between four ramekins, then top up with the egg and cream mixture. Will keep chilled for up to two days.
  3. Step 3

    Heat the oven to 180C/160C fan/gas 4. Sprinkle over the grated cheese, then transfer the ramekins to a baking tray. Bake for 15-17 mins until golden and set with a slight wobble in the middle. Serve with crusty bread for dunking, if you like.