Sunday Brunch: Pork Benedict

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Lindsey Anderson, the Owner of Uvae Kitchen and Wine Bar in Andersonville, joined Sunday Brunch to share her recipe for Pork Benedict.


Milk Braised Pork

1 cup Whole peeled garlic cloves- rough chopped

2 large Yellow Onion – Chopped

1 gallon Whole Milk

20 lbs Picnic Pork Shoulder

Quarter pork
Season with Cumin, Salt & Pepper
Brown all sides
Sauté garlic & onions in olive oil until translucent
Add pork to pan
Cover with milk
Braise covered at 350 for 30 minutes
Braise uncovered for 30 minutes
Portion into 6 ounce portions

Adobe Hollandaise

6 egg yolks

1 teaspoon lemon juice

Salt & pepper

Clarified butter

1 tablespoon of salsa roja *(Recipe below)

whisk lemon juice, salt, pepper and egg yolks until smooth in metal mixing bowl

Place bowl with egg yolks over a pot of boiling water

Slowly add clarified butter, continuously whisking to keep the mixture smooth.  Continue to add butter until desired consistency is reached

Remove bowl from pot

Whisk in 1 tablespoon of salsa roja at a time until desired flavor is reached

Return to boiling water if needed to thicken hollandaise

Salsa Roja

2 cup Guajillo peppers

1 cup pulla

1 cup chile de arbol

2 tsp cumin

2 bay leaves

1 onion

½ cup garlic

2 tsp black pepper

1 tsp white pepper

2 Tbsp Salt

1 qt white vinegar

1 qt water

In a large sauce pot combine all ingredients together and simmer for 20 minutes until peppers are soft. Blend ingredients together using a blender.


Top toasted English muffin with pulled braised pork

Add 2 poached eggs

Top with Adobo Hollandaise

Garnish with biased green onions


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