All a pigs foot is, is the far south part of a ham, just another joint. Its succulent fat and cartilage. You can boil them, then pan roast them, till they all but melt off the knuckle, or—and this makes me happiest—you can pan barbecue them in a spicy, sweet, tomato-based sauce.
Are pigs feet healthy to eat?
Generally speaking, trotters are a healthy choice with abundant protein. However, there are some studies that have shown potential risks present in the bones of trotters. One study investigated pig bone broth to better understand the heavy metals it contained.
Do you have to cut pigs feet?
Pigs hooves need regular trimming to prevent lameness and the hooves overgrowing and causing wounds. The frequency depends on the variety of miniature pigs, as pigs do not have the same rate of hoof growth. This also depends on the kind of surface the animals are kept on.
Does eating pig make you sick?
Trichinosis is a food-borne illness that is caused by eating raw or undercooked meats, particularly pork products infested with a particular worm. Typical symptoms include abdominal pain, diarrhea, fever, chills and headaches.