Keep wild boar shanks in your freezer until you're ready to use them rather than thawing and refreezing unused portions.
For thawing tips, read Safely Defrosting Food for Maximum Flavor.
Wild boar shanks can be slow roasted or braised. Flavors wild boar pairs well with include red wine, apples, brandy, chestnuts, juniper berries
, thyme, sage, and rosemary.
How to Braise Meat
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Roasted boar shanks will likely need to have their meat removed and shredded prior to serving – the meat toughens just enough to make carving with table utensils difficult.
Slow-Roasted Wild Boar Shanks Recipe
Recommended Cooking Temps:
The USDA recommends that all wild-caught game be cooked to an internal temperature of 165 degrees.