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Pork with Ginger and Honey Recipe

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PREP TIME: 15 min
COOK TIME: 40 min
READY TIME: 55 min
CALORIES: 256 (per serving)

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  • 500 g (1 lb oz) pork fillet
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 2 fennel bulbs, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons oil, extra
  • 4 tablespoons shredded ginger
  • 4 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 cup (4 fl oz) Calvados or brandy


1 Trim pork of any fat or sinew. Place pork in a bowl with garlic and lemon juice, and allow to stand for 5 minutes.

2 Heat oil in a frypan over medium heat. Add pork and cook for 2 minutes on each side or until well browned.

3 Place fennel in a baking dish, place pork on top of fennel and cover dish. Bake at 180°C (350°F) for 15 minutes or until pork is cooked to your liking.

4 While pork is cooking, heat extra oil in a saucepan over medium heat. Add ginger and saute for 1 minute.

5 Add honey and Calvados and simmer for 4-5 minutes or until sauce has reduced by half.

6 To serve, slice pork and place on serving plates with fennel. Top with ginger and honey glaze.


Calories: 256.4 Kcal
Fat: 12.3 g
Cholesterol: 65.8 mg
Sodium: 52.0 mg
Potassium: 482.1 mg
Carbs: 3.8 g
Protein: 23.3 g
Vitamin A: 0.1 %
Vitamin B-12: 9.6 %
Vitamin B-6: 24.7 %