Apple & Pork Curry Recipe
2 tbsp olive oil
4 boneless pork chops, trimmed
1 small onion, sliced thin
1 clove of garlic, minced
1 tart cooking apple
1 small sweet red pepper
1/2 cup chicken stock
1 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp curry powder
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 freshly ground black pepper
1 chopped parsley or coriander
* The cooking apple should be peeled and sliced, the pepper should be
seeded and cut into thin strips. In a heavy frypan, heat oil over
medium-high heat. Cook pork chops until browned on both sides and
almost cooked through; remove from pan and set aside. Over medium
heat, cook the onion, garlic, apple and red pepper strips for 2
minutes or until softened. Blend chicken stock with cornstarch; add
to pan along with curry powder, cumin and cinnamon; cook for 1 or 2
minutes until slightly reduced and thickened. Return pork chops to
frypan; adjust seasoning with salt and pepper. Cook for 1 or 2
minutes or until heated through. Serve pork chops with sauce and
sprinkle with fresh chopped parsley or coriander. Serve with
quick-cooking couscous flavoured with chopped green onions and
raisins. Serves 4. From The Gazette, 91/02/20.
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