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Pot Likker

This pot likker is so yummy and juicy and it's better than fondue. It'll make you want to dip everything inside it, including your corn bread.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Southern
Keyword: dutch oven, stove top
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 508kcal


  • 1 lb greens
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 8 pieces bacon (or a ham hock) (bacon crumbled)
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • pinch pepper
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsps oil


  • In a large pot on your stove top, put some oil in the bottom of the pot and cook the onions until they soften, around 5 minutes. 
  • Add garlic and cook until you can smell it (about a minute or less).
  • Add crumbled bacon or ham hock to the pot. 
  • Put in a pound of greens and, using tongs, get all the greens coated with the onion, garlic, and oil mixture. 
  • Pour stock over the greens, cover, and cook for around 45 minutes until wilted. 
  • Dish the greens out with a large spoon or ladle and enjoy the excess pot likker. 


Calories: 508kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 40g | Fat: 35g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 145mg | Sodium: 762mg | Potassium: 693mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 644IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 41mg | Iron: 3mg