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Oven roasted pork fillets with a spicy rice stuffing

Oven roasted pork fillets with a spicy rice stuffing

The spices, fresh herbs and lemon juice add great flavour to the pork.

  • Serves: 4
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients

    2 X 500 g pork fillets
    1 small onion, peeled and chopped
    1 clove garlic, peeled
    1/2 tsp ground cumin
    1/2 tsp paprika
    ½ tsp turmeric
    ½ tsp cayenne pepper
    250 ml (1 cup) cooked Spekko Long Grain Parboiled Rice
    30 ml (2 tbsp) chopped fresh coriander
    30 ml (2 tbsp) chopped fresh parsley
    30 ml (2 tbsp) lemon juice
    30 ml (2 tbsp) olive oil
    125 ml (1/2 cup) Chinese barbeque or plum sauce
    salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
    extra chopped fresh coriander and parsley for serving

Method

    1.Cut a pocket into the pork fillets and place in a shallow dish
    2.Mix together the onion, garlic and spices to form a paste mixture.
    3.Spread the paste mixture on and into the fillets and turn over to coat both sides.
    4.Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
    5.Mix the rice with the fresh herbs, lemon juice, olive oil and season.
    6.Stuff the pork fillets. Close with string or toothpicks.
    7.Preheat the oven to 200 degrees C.
    8.Heat the oil in a large pan. Brown the fillets all over. Remove and bake for 10 minutes in the oven.
    9.Serve with fresh coriander or rosemary.