Monday, 29 June 2009

Provencal Pork skewers

At the recent BBC Good Food show I ended up picking up a copy of Easy Cook magazine, as the stall had run out of the Vegetarian magazine I was originally hoping for in a special deal. To my surprise upon reading through, there are quite a few recipes I have marked for future making, including Aubergines stuffed with spicy lamb and a lush looking Pink Strawberry Cheesecake. As the magazine title suggests, none of the recipes require much effort but it does offer up a good range of easy, after work meals.

The first recipe I had to try however were these great Provencal Pork skewers, the 'marinade' takes a minute to throw together and about 15 minutes tops to assemble, including soaking the skewers! I really enjoyed these and will definitely be adding to the 'keeper' pile!

Pork fillet is a great cut, and considerably less pricier compared to beef fillet, my 400g (ish) piece was about £4.16 at the local butchers.

Serves 4

600g pork fillet
bunch of spring onions
2 tsp dried thyme (or basil)
grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
1 tbsp clear honey
1 tbsp olive oil

If using wooden skewers, soak for 10 minutes - check they fit in your frying pan, I had to halve mine!

Cut the pork and spring onions into bite size pieces, place in a bowl with remaining ingredients, mix well and thread onto the skewers. Heat a suitable pan or grill and cook for 6-8 minutes, turning occasionally until browned.

We had ours with grilled potatoes and a little salad.

4 comments:

  1. This looks wonderful Anne and I bet very tasty mmmmm

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  2. Ooh, I've never heard of that magazine, but based on the look of those pork skewers, it's one to look out for! They look yummy.

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  3. They look super. My husband loves food on skewers

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  4. That looks a great recipe, I have never bought Easy Magazine (must be the only one never to have crossed the threshold though).
    Great after work recipe Anne.

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