Spicy Souse Meat


3 pounds pigs feet (long ones work best)
1 large onion (chopped)
1 12 oz. bottle of beer
1.5 cups white vinegar
3 garlic cloves (crushed)
1 cup of hot sauce
2 teaspoons salt
3 teaspoons onion powder
1/2 teaspoon of crushed red pepper flakes
1 teaspoons black pepper
1 bay leaf


Add pigs feet in large pot with 1 cup of vinegar, beer, garlic, onion, 1/2 cup of hot sauce, 2 tsps of onion powder, salt and pepper.
Boil until tender and liquid has reduced (about 3.5 hours).
Let cool.
De-bone Pigs Feet and chop into small pieces.
Mix in 1/2 cup of cooking liquid, crushed red pepper, remaining hot sauce vinegar and seasonings.
Adjust any seasoning to your taste at this point.
Place in a loaf pan and cover with saran wrap.
Let chill for at least 3 hours.

Note: This is spicy and delicious! Goes great with potato salad as well as all types of crackers.