Delicious Most-Often-Eaten Meat Recipes

Delicious Most-Often-Eaten Meat Recipes

Pork is considered as the most-often-eaten meat and is the most common type of meat used in different cuisines. Pork can be present in your weekday’s menu or during special occasions. And despite the connotation that pork is not good for human health, there are still several healthy ways to cook pork without sacrificing the taste.

Basically, pork is a significant source of the different minerals and nutrients needed by the body. Pork is a great source of protein, thiamin, niacin, zinc and phosphorus. Thus, you must plan your meals properly to include enough amount of pork in every meal.

You can easily find a wide range of pork menus in different restaurants around the city. However, it is more enjoyable if you cook your own pork recipe at home. Not only it will save you a lot of money, it will also give a personal touch to your meal. Here are some of the pork recipes you must try at home. Your family will surely love these recipes and will request these to be present on special occasions.

Garlic Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients:

  • 6 cloves garlic (chopped)
  • 2 tbsp. Soy Sauce
  • 2 tbsp. Fresh Gingerroot (grated)
  • 1/3 cup Lime Juice (fresh)
  • 1/2 cup Olive Oil
  • 4 (3/4 lb) Pork Tenderloin (trimmed)
  • Cayenne, Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions:

  • In the blender or food processor, properly blend all the ingredients except the pork.
  • In the sealable plastic bag, place the pork and pour over the marinade.
  • Keep it in the refrigerator for at least 24 hours, turning it occasionally.
  • Before cooking, place the pork at room temperature for about 30 minutes.
  • Grill the pork, turning every 5 minutes until it reaches 160 on a meat thermometer.
  • Before slicing the pork, let it stand for five minutes.

Note: This recipe is good for six servings.

Baked Pork Chops

Ingredients:

  • 6 Pork Chops
  • 1 tsp. Garlic (powder)
  • 1 tsp. Seasoning Salt
  • 2 Eggs (beaten)
  • 1/4 cup All Purpose Flour
  • 2 cups Italian Style Breadcrumbs
  • 4 tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 1 can Cream of Mushroom Soup (condensed)
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 1/3 cup White Wine

Instructions:

  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Pat dry the pork chops and season with garlic and seasoning salt.
  • In the small bowl, place the beaten eggs.
  • Coat the pork with flour, dip in the egg and coat with breadcrumbs.
  • In the medium skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat.
  • Fry the pork for five minutes (per side) or until the breading turns brown.
  • Transfer the pork in the baking dish and cover with foil.
  • Bake in the oven for an hour.
  • In the medium bowl, combine mushroom soup, milk and white wine.
  • After baking the pork for an hour, cover the pork with the soup mixture.
  • Cover the baking dish with another foil and bake for another 30 minutes.

Note: This recipe is good for six servings.

Chili Pork

Ingredients:

  • 300g Pork Belly (boneless)
  • 1 pc. Fresh Ginger (smashed)
  • 1/4 tbsp. Peppercorns
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. Vegetable Oil
  • 200g Green Pepper (seeded and chopped into 2cm)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. Chili Bean Paste
  • 2 tbsp. Sweet Bean Paste
  • 1/4 tsp. Salt
  • 1/4 tsp. Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vegetable Oil

Instructions:

  • In the large pot, place pork and cover the pork with water.
  • Add ginger and peppercorns.
  • Remove the pork from the pot and cool to room temperature.
  • Cut into thin slices.
  • Add bean paste, sweet bean paste, sugar and stir constantly.
  • Cook the pork for 15 minutes or until the pork is medium-well.
  • In a wok, heat the oil and stir-fry green pepper and add salt until the pepper turn soft. Set aside.
  • Using the same wok, stir-fry the pork in the oil until they begin to shrink.
  • Toss the green pepper until the aroma is released.

Note: This recipe is good for four servings. Pork can be cooked in different ways together with the different ingredients.  The secret to have it delicious is to cook it properly, choose the right portion and cut the pork into appropriate sizes. The secret to have it healthier, you need to add healthy ingredients that match well with pork. To uncover all the secrets of cooking pork, read some techniques on how to cook pork and the magic will be in your hand.

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