Breadcrumbed pork with grilled aubergine & spicy tomato sauce

Breadcrumbed pork with grilled aubergine & spicy tomato sauce

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(6 ratings)

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 25 mins

Easy

Serves 2
Enjoy a healthier version of this not-so-saintly classic dish

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition:

  • kcal463
  • fat17g
  • saturates4g
  • carbs27g
  • sugars13g
  • fibre6g
  • protein52g
  • salt0.81g
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Ingredients

  • 4 escalopes of pork, about 100g/4oz each
    Pork

    Pork

    paw-k

    One of the most versatile types of meat, pork is economical, tender if cooked correctly, and…

  • 1 egg white
  • 3 tbsp dry breadcrumbs
  • 400g can chopped tomato
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp sugar
    Sugar

    Sugar

    shuh-ga

    Honey and syrups made from concentrated fruit juice were the earliest known sweeteners. Today,…

  • 1 large aubergine, cut into ½cm slices
    Aubergine

    Aubergine

    oh-ber-geen

    Although it's technically a fruit (a berry, to be exact), the aubergine is used as a…

  • 4 tsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

Method

  1. Trim off any visible fat from the pork and season with a little pepper. Beat the egg white with a fork in a shallow dish. Tip the breadcrumbs onto a plate. Coat pork first in egg, then in breadcrumbs. Chill to set the coating until ready to cook.

  2. Tip the tomatoes into a pan with the chilli, garlic and sugar. Bring to the boil, then simmer for about 10 mins until thickened. Brush aubergine slices lightly on both sides with a little of the oil. Grill for 3-4 mins each side until tender and golden.

  3. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a large non-stick frying pan. Add the pork and fry for 3-4 mins each side until golden brown. Serve each pork escalope topped with aubergine slices and a spoonful of tomato sauce, with some green beans on the side, if you like.

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Comments (6)

jo6nannie's picture
5

It was lovely and I will make it again

maisie07's picture
5

This was delicious. I used a little less oil to make my auberigne crisp and also sprinkled with seasoning and oregano to compliment the tomato sauce.

sammendez1's picture
4

Really yummy and simple! Definitely try this one.
I couldn't get my aubergines to crisp up as much as i would've hoped, but think it's user error!

jenki2's picture
4

Really lovely!
I think I added a little too much oil to the aubergines so they were a bit soggy, but the pork was delicious.

Can't comment on the tomato sauce as I made a white sauce instead

gerimaud's picture
4

made this twice now and loved both times, the sauce is really tasty with a nice kick!

melaniesunflower's picture
4

just made this tonight and it was really quite tasty. didn't do the aubergine as neither of us like it and used chilli flakes and garlic puree as that's what i had in the cupboard, but will definatly make again

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