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Offline judydawn

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Pork & Potatoes
« on: March 19, 2009, 04:08:46 am »
Name of Recipe: Pork & Potatoes

Number of People:serves 4

Ingredients:

600g pork fillet
2 tblspn soy sauce
l teaspn grated fresh ginger
1 teaspn sambal oelek or fresh chillies or 2 tsp sweet chilli sauce for a milder version
500g potatoes
1 tbsn oil
2 onions cut into quarters
2 rashers proscuitto or bacon
1.5 - 2 cups water
100 g finely sliced spinach leaves or whole baby spinach (optional)
2 tspn soy sauce, extra
2 tblspns cornflour
l chicken stock cube or 1 tsp chicken stock powder
Pepper to taste


Preparation:

This is a chunky recipe so cut the pork into 4 cm cubes & the potatoes and bacon into 3 cm cubes by hand.
Marinate the pork pieces in the soy and ginger for 20 minutes.
Chop the onions 3 sec/speed 5.
Saute the onion and sambal oelek in the oil for 5 minutes/100o/speed 1, add bacon or proscuitto and continue for another 2 minutes.
Add marinated pork, potato, stock cube and water.  Cook 15-20 minutes/100o/reverse/soft speed or speed 1.
Check to see if the potato is cooked, add the spinach if using and the cornflour mixed with a little water and the extra soy sauce to the TM and cook 1 minute/100o/reverse/soft speed or speed 1 or until thickened.

Serve with steamed rice with a handful of parsley added.



members' comments

Chelsea - we quite enjoyed it. There was a bit more prep work than I am used to now (chopping and grating) but I agree with JD that it is required for the texture of the dish. The flavour was reasonably subtle and I think I probably should have used a red chilli instead of green for a bit more bite.
We had left-overs of this dish with garlic rice and the flavour was much stronger tonight (as is often the case).  I will try it again with a bit more chilli.

rubyslippers - It was good.  I loved how tender the meat was. Thanks JD.

JulieC83 - Made this for dinner tonight, minus the chilli (2 young children). Had 490g free range pork leg steaks and wasn't sure what to make. Served it with couscous and steamed veg and it's delicious.

Amy - I made this using sweet potato instead of potato and I also added three heaped teaspoons of apple sauce. It was absolutely delicious, thanks for the recipe Judy.

teagg - This was the first - the VERY first - dish that my mother and I made in her brand new thermomix... and it was just delicious... and all the visitors (there were lots... we don't get back to the UK that often, so we'd invited them all to lunch at my mother's not long after we arrived) loved this dish. Tasty, unusual (to me!), easy to make, just a brilliant dish. Thank you.


« Last Edit: October 13, 2016, 03:08:36 am by judydawn »
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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #1 on: March 19, 2009, 04:19:11 am »
Good work JD - you sure like the sambal oelek  ;) ;) ;).  Must say I am a chili fiend too.
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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2009, 09:44:50 am »
mmmm i used to make something similar to this - sooooooo good!
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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2009, 12:56:20 pm »
I made this tonight for dinner and we quite enjoyed it. There was a bit more prep work than I am used to now (chopping and grating  ;)), but I agree with JD that it is required for the texture of the dish.  The flavour was reasonably subtle and I think I probably should have used a red chilli instead of green for a bit more bite.

I wasn't quite sure where to add the extra 2 tbsp of soy sauce?  Was that for serving JD?  :)

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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2009, 01:45:27 pm »
Sorry Chelsea, have amended the recipe to include the extra soy sauce. Thanks for trying and reviewing my recipe.
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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2009, 12:22:36 pm »
No worries JD - I love trying new recipes.  We had left-overs of this dish tonight with garlic rice and the flavour was much stronger tonight (as is often the case).  I will try it again with a bit more chilli (when DH's tummy ulcer heals).  :)

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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2009, 12:40:23 pm »
That's something I've noticed with most casseroles cooked in the TMX Chelsea - they taste so much better the next day.  I often do mine now the day before for this very reason.  If you are serving up to visitors you want it to taste as flavoursome as possible so I would be reluctant to just cook and serve casseroles to others on the same day.
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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2009, 12:59:57 pm »
I have noticed the same thing with casserole dishes JD.  I guess it is because the TMX cooks things so quickly.  Casseroles that slow cook for 8 hours or oven cook for 2-3 hours would simmer the flavours for a lot longer.  Still - I am very happy to cook these dishes in advance if it means that I can use my beloved Thermie.  :)

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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #8 on: August 06, 2010, 05:29:31 am »
Just added this to my menu plan for the fortnight.

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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2010, 06:17:46 am »
Gave this one a whirl earlier this week.  It was good.  I loved how tender the meat was.

Thanks JD

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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #10 on: August 20, 2010, 09:24:28 am »
Glad you enjoyed it rubyslippers, thanks for the review.
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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #11 on: March 02, 2013, 10:42:42 am »
Made this for dinner tonight, minus the chilli (2 young children). Had 490g free range pork leg steaks and wasnt sure what to make  :D Served it with couscous and steamed veg and is delicious  :)
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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #12 on: March 02, 2013, 10:45:00 am »
That looks amazing Julia - I was only thinking of this recipe the other day when I packed a couple of pork fillets away in the freezer.
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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #13 on: March 02, 2013, 10:49:44 am »
Oh yum, thanks for bumping this Julia! Another lovely looking recipe from the lovely Judy :D

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Re: Pork & Potatoes
« Reply #14 on: March 13, 2013, 10:51:58 am »
I made this for our dinner tonight. I used sweet potato instead of potato, and I also added three heaped teaspoons of apple sauce. It was absolutely delicious, thanks for the recipe Judy :D
And the best thing is, I have 4 portions of leftovers ;D