Pork is a superb meat choice and is tasty especially with apple and some cider.
Pork is a superb meat choice and is tasty especially with apple and some cider. Surely we are a nation of the best cider producers and cider works with pork to help tenderise it and the acidic flavour will enhance and cut through any fatty notion you have of pork not being tasty.
- 600g Pork Diced ( Fillet is best )
- 200ml Local Cider or Apple Juice
- Drizzle Rapeseed Oil
- 1 Onion Diced
- 100g Leeks washed and sliced
- 1 Sweet Apples
- 2 Cloves Garlic
- 100ml Cream
- 6 Fresh Sage Leaves
- 40g Breadcrumbs
- Preheat Oven 180 °C
- Heat a frying pan and add a drizzle of oil. Fry the pork pieces till brown. Add the onion, garlic and leeks and sweat for 4 minutes.
- Add 4 chopped sage leaves and the cider or apple juice.
- Allow the cider to reduce by half then add the cream and reduce the heat to simmering for 5 minutes
- Simmer until sauce thickens then add the apple diced.
- Chop remaining 2 sage leaves and mix with breadcrumbs and sprinkle over the pork and place under the grill for a few minutes to crisp the breadcrumb.
Brian’s Top Tip:
- Serve with boiled rice or pasta.