Sticky pork

Sticky pork

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(59 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins

Easy

Serves 4
A low-fat fave, this pork can be left overnight or cooked to go, don't let on how simple it is and impress your friends

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal165
  • fat5g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre0g
  • protein28g
  • salt1.56g
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Ingredients

  • 500g piece pork fillet

For the marinade

  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 1 tbsp clear honey
  • finely grated zest and juice 1 orange
    Orange

    Orange

    or-ange

    One of the best-known citrus fruits, oranges aren't necessarily orange - some varieties are…

  • large knob of root ginger, finely grated

Method

  1. Tip all the marinade ingredients into a shallow dish and stir to combine. Coat the pork in the marinade and, if you have time, leave for 1 hr or even better overnight. Heat oven to 200C/fan 180C/gas 6.

  2. Heat an ovenproof pan and take the pork out of the marinade. Brown on all sides, then baste over the rest of the marinade and roast the pork for 20 mins until cooked all the way through, basting with its juices every 5 mins or so. Serve the pork sliced with rice and your favourite steamed greens.

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cbmotherofmany
2nd Jan, 2016
I am always looking for ways to use up left overs. Came over this the day after New Years Day. I had cooked an enormous quantity of pork for 12 on that day but did have some left over. Shredded it added the marinade, with less orange as suggested, cooked covered in foil for 20 mins then un covered and cooked for 10 at the higher temp. Put in left over wraps, lettuce, cucumbers and peppers from the festive season. Went down a storm. Family now asking for larger pork joints so we can do again. Winner all round!
KJHamilton
9th Nov, 2015
Agree too much orange -it was ok but won't rush back to do this
kiwihomechef
31st Mar, 2015
5.05
This is a great dish. I don't usually like pork, but this was really delicious with my steamed veges. The pork was also tender which made a difference, will make again. I used a little less of the orange which was a good thing as the orange really comes through.
Loubs
27th Jul, 2014
5.05
We all love this dish. I would say reduce the orange by half as it is a bit overpowering. I cook this in the oven on a slightly lower heat and for about 40 mins covered with foil to keep it moist. I baste every 10 mins. It is gorgeous!
annabelinda79
22nd May, 2013
5.05
Loved this dish and will be making again
kayberry123
14th Jul, 2012
we have cooked pork fillet many times but we thought the orange flavour was far too strong, it could have been a 'strong' orange but i would use all the juice & half zest next time. i used a foil covering until meat cooked & while meat was resting, put liquid back in oven to thicken, it was nice & sticky! we had roasted root veg & a corn cob.
tincrystal
14th Jul, 2012
3.05
Really easy to make, I marinaded pork medallions over night and served with stir fried Pak choi. My OH loved it, I was not so keen but I am not a huge fan of soy sauce so I guess it was to be expected.
sabrina74
29th Jun, 2012
5.05
made this many times a real winner.. perfect when u have a busy day as it can be marinaded the day before,i serve it with crunchy roast potatoes, and green veg, i make chicken stock and tip in the remaining pan juices.. always make extra cos its just as delicious the next day!!!
twiglet210
13th Mar, 2012
4.05
This was really nice, it was quick and easy to cook making it perfect for a mid-week meal and there was enough left over for my pack-lunch the day after :) I didnt have any fresh ginger so i used a tsp of ground ginger and it worked fine. I also only used the orange zest, after reading some of the other comments i figured i'd leave out the juice as im not a huge fan orange. But all in all it worked out great, i'll defiantly make this again
Enanjay
22nd Feb, 2012
5.05
Superb. Stuck to the recipe quantities, but finished up leaving it in the fridge longer than intended (about 24 hours). Absolutely delicious. I made the mistake of doing stir fried veg & beansprouts with it, but the sauce gave too many conflicting flavours. Next time will use plain rice or mashed potatoes with steamed vegies. This pork dish can stand on its own with simple side dishes.

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