Pan Fried Pork with Prunes

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Pan Fried Pork with Prunes

Serves: 5
Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20-25 minutes


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  • Ingredients:
  • 300ml/½pt Dry Premier Cru Cyder
  • 150g/5oz pitted no-soak prunes
  • 4 (175g/6oz) pork loin steaks
  • 15g/ ½oz butter
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 leeks) sliced
  • 2 tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh sage
  • 4 tbsp crème fraiche
  • Salt and ground black pepper


1. Place the prunes in a small bowl and pour over the cyder, set aside. Heat half the butter and oil in a heavy based frying pan, add the pork steaks and cook for 10-12 minutes, turning once until golden brown on both sides and no pinkness remains in the middle.
2. Add the leeks and sauté for 2-3 minutes or until soft. Add the cyder and prunes, mustard and sage and stir well, bring to the boil and simmer for 5 minutes or until reduced by half. Stir in the crème fraiche and season to taste. Simmer for 5 or until the sauce has slightly thickened.
3. To serve, divide the pork between four serving plates and spoon the sauce mixture over. Delicious served with creamed potatoes and green beans.

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