A lunchbox with curried pork bulgur salad

Curried pork bulgur salad

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 8 mins


Serves 2

Liven up leftover pork by combining with bulgur wheat, curry powder, cumin seeds and spring onions to make a salad that is healthy yet packed full of flavour

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy


  • kcal287
  • fat5g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs34g
  • sugars19g
  • fibre8g
  • protein22g
  • salt0.2g
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  • 50g bulgur wheat
  • 1 tsp Madras curry powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin seeds (optional)
  • 1 tsp vegetable bouillon
  • 2 medjool dates, sliced
  • 3 spring onions, sliced
  • 4 tsp chopped mint



    There are several types of mint, each with its own subtle difference in flavour and appearance.…

  • handful coriander, chopped
  • ¼ cucumber, diced
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
  • 120g leftover cooked pork, chopped



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

  • ½ lemon, cut into wedges



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…


  1. Tip the bulgur into a small pan with the curry powder, cumin seeds (if using), bouillon, dates and spring onions. Pour over 300ml boiling water and cook, covered, for 5-8 mins or until the liquid has been absorbed and the bulgur is tender. Leave to cool completely.

  2. Stir in the mint, coriander, cucumber, tomatoes and pork. Spoon into containers and top with lemon wedges to squeeze over and mix through just before eating. Will keep for two-three days in the fridge.

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Abena's picture
7th Jan, 2018
So tasty and a great way to use up the leftover pork. I have made this many times, it's delicious :)
11th Jul, 2017
Super easy to make, really tasty (I added garden peas and swapped the pork for a cook from frozen tuna steak!) yum :)
3rd Jul, 2017
Really tasty great as a tasty lunch
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