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I have a very large joint of wild boar that I'm intending to roast, but none of the recipes I can find have in mind the size of joint I'm about to cook and I'm very worried I'll undercook it.

I want to slow cook it in a (electric) oven; it's a leg joint of ~ 6.7 kg/14.8 lbs.

How long and at what temperature should I cook this?

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There's some guidance on this here - brokenarrowranch.com/Recipes/Tips-WholeLegs.htm –  spiceyokooko Dec 27 '12 at 20:38
    
What temperature are you planning to use to cook the leg? –  Sean Hart Dec 28 '12 at 2:01
    
Use a thermometer. –  Petah Dec 28 '12 at 4:17
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up vote 2 down vote accepted

I couldn't find a recipe I was comfortable online with as none of them seemed to be able to take into account a hunk of meat that size.

In the end I cooked it for 220 C for 30 mins and then 170 C for 6 1/2 hours, rebasting it every hour with the overflow juices and straining off the (copious amount of) excess fat so it didn't deep fry itself.

Result? Delicious

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