Pork Shanks

Cut Type

Taken from the hind leg of the pig, the shanks are a fantastic boiling or roasting cut that, cooked for a long time, produce meat with full, gelatinous flavours

Our Delivery Promise+


Our mail order meat service delivers to any UK mainland* address using external couriers from Tuesday to Saturday. Deliveries can be tracked and re-arranged via a text message update service, kept safe in specially designed packaging that keeps a constant temperature for up to 48 hours.

We’re passionate about how we source, age and prepare our meat – so we want to ensure it reaches you exactly how it left us; always fresh and never frozen.

We cut each order individually, and vacuum pack on the morning that the boxes are packed for delivery to protect during transit. We’ve found that this is the best way to ensure that your freshly cut meat arrives with you in perfect condition. If you’d rather have your meat wrapped in butcher’s paper, we can do that too – just let us know in your order notes.

Delivery Charges:
UK mainland*:

All-day delivery (8am-5pm, Tuesday to Friday): £5.00 for orders under £50.00

Morning delivery (8am-12pm, Tuesday to Friday): £8.00 for orders under £50.00

Saturday All-Day delivery (9am-5pm): £8.00 for orders under £50.00

Saturday Morning delivery (9am-12pm): £10.00 for orders under £50.00

FREE DELIVERY on orders over £50, excludes Saturday Morning slot.


Simply choose your cuts, either individually or by choosing one of our specially selected subscription boxes, add condiments if you wish, choose your preferred delivery slot and await your meat. Our cut off for Next Day Delivery is 12pm.

If your ideal slot is not selectable that means we’ve reached capacity, so please choose another. Please remember though, that we plan our deliveries daily, so no matter when you book your delivery we will always hand-cut your orders freshly.

UK mainland* - Orders can be delivered Tuesday to Saturday. You can select a morning slot, between 8.00am and 12pm, or an all-day from 8am until 6pm – although please note that Saturday deliveries operate between 9am and 5pm.

Once your order has been accepted, a confirmation email will be sent. Please note that during busy periods we reserve the right to alter your delivery slot, but we will always endeavour to advise you of any changes. Remember, your order will always arrive with you freshly.

*UK mainland excludes Northern Ireland, the Channel Islands and the Highlands of Scotland.

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Cooking Tips

Pork Shanks
  1. Score the skin, all over, with a sharp knife. rub the shanks with Maldon Sea Salt and leave on a bed of the salt, uncovered, in the fridge for a few hours
  2. Pre-heat oven to 220°C
  3. Remove shanks from the fridge and brush off the salt. Use your hands to rub with oil
  4. Put the shanks on a baking tray and roast for about 20 minutes, or until the skin starts to blister
  5. Reduce heat to 150°C, and roast for another 2 hours, or until the meat is very tender and ready to pull away from the bone.
  6. Reserve the juices for a gravy or jus and place the shanks under a hot grill for a minute or so to crisp up the crackling , turning to prevent burning 
  7. Serve with roast potatoes, carrots, greens, apple sauce and gravy 
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