Sticky pork

Sticky pork

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(62 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 30 mins


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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  • 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



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

  • large knob of root ginger, finely grated


  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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13th Mar, 2012
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
22nd Feb, 2012
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.
4th Oct, 2011
Delicious. For me, it took longer to cook than the recipe stated, by which time I had hardly any juices left to pour over as shown in the picture. Tasted good anyway.
20th Sep, 2011
I love this recipe and make it all the time, and it's loww fat too. I marinade for up to 2 days and the flavour is amazing.
13th Sep, 2011
Really simply to make all soooo tasty.All the family loved this. Definatly become a family favourite
13th Sep, 2011
Really simply to make all soooo tasty.All the family loved this. Definatly become a family favourite
13th Sep, 2011
Really simply and lots of flavour. All the family liked this
28th Jul, 2011
I made it with pork loin steaks and only had time to marinade it for an hour but it was still really tasty. Served it with roasted new potatoes and green beans.
9th Jun, 2011
Love it! Easy. Healthy. Quick (if you marintate overnight) and Delicious.
22nd May, 2011
I made this with Sizzle Steaks from Asda, only marinated for about half an hour which was perfect do to the thinnes of these steaks and cooked in a frying pan in the marinade! Made twice the amount of sauce as its gorgeous over boiled rice and veg to occompany your pork! Made twice already and def will be making again! I have never added the ginger, but did add some chinese five spice which was lush


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