Pork with spiced apricots

Pork with spiced apricots

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(3 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Easily doubled
A fruity twist to pork, that's made in just one pan - you could use peaches or nectarines instead of apricots

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal326
  • fat13g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs14g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre2g
  • protein40g
  • salt0.34g
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Ingredients

  • 2 large (approx 175g) pork steaks
  • oil for grilling
  • 4 ripe apricot, halved and stoned

    Apricot

    ay-pree-kot

    A relative of the peach, nectarine, plum and cherry, apricots are fragrant, with a soft, velvety…

  • knob of butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • pinch of dried chilli flakes

    Chilli

    chill-ee

    Part of the capsicum family, chillies come in scores of varieties and colours (from green…

  • 2 tsp muscovado sugar

Method

  1. Heat the grill to medium and put the pork steaks on to a large baking tray lined with foil to catch the juices. Brush with a little oil and season to taste. Arrange the apricots around the pork, cut side up. Dot the apricots with the butter, then sprinkle with the chilli and sugar.

  2. Grill for 15 mins, turning the pork over half way through, until cooked and golden and the apricots are soft and sticky, but still holding their shape. Serve the apricots alongside the pork, drizzled with any sticky juices – great with vegetables and mash.

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Comments (3)

glenyst's picture
5

I found this very good. It's just grilling pork chops in the usual way, but turning it into something much less boring with very little effort.

raincloud_'s picture
1

Maybe my apricots being a bit too tart has affected my rating but i didn't think there was really enough juices to make this a 'treat for 2' as stated. I thought it was rather plain.

buona_forchetta's picture
5

loved it. used lamb instead though as i forgot to buy pork and the flavours still worked really well

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