Danish national dish: Stegt flæsk med persillesovs

The Danish National Dish: Roast pork with parsley sauce

Photo: Mikkel Heriba

In 2014, roast pork with parsley sauce was officially declared Denmark's national dish. More than 40% of Danes voted for this delicious roast pork belly dish - which came in as #1 just above smørrebrød.


Place the bacon on a wire rack in the oven with a frying pan underneath.

Fry the bacon in the oven until golden and crispy, for about 30 minutes. Then add the salt.

Meanwhile, put the milk and cornstarch in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Stir it at the same time.

Add parsley and sugar and bring the sauce to the boil for 5 minutes.

Season the sauce with salt and pepper.

Serve the pork with boiled potatoes and parsley sauce.