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Is pork shank vegan?

Pork shank is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is pork shank?

Pork shank, also known as "pork hock," is a flavorful cut of meat taken from the lower leg of the pig. This versatile ingredient is commonly used in traditional dishes around the world, from German Schweinshaxe to Chinese braised pork knuckle. With its rich and tender texture, pork shank is perfect for slow-cooking methods like roasting or braising, which allow the meat to fully absorb the flavors of spices and aromatics. This protein-packed ingredient is not only delicious but also a good source of essential nutrients such as iron and zinc.

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