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Citrus-poached pork and fennel salad on witlof leaves

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SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
18
Difficulty
Moderate
Light zingy pork is a great starter or finger food for your next party.

Ingredients

garlic

2 clove(s)

chicken stock

1½ cup(s), (375ml)

orange juice

cup(s), (80ml)

peppercorn

1 tsp

Juice, grapefruit

½ cup(s), (125ml)

lean pork fillet

240 g, (buy 300g), fat trimmed

fennel bulb(s)

1 small, sliced, fronds reserved

fresh flat-leaf parsley

¼ cup(s), coarsley chopped

olive oil

1 tbs

dijon mustard

1 tsp

Radicchio

2 cup(s), (2 small Witlof heads)

orange rind

2 tsp, strips

Instructions

  1. Cut 1 garlic clove in half. Place stock, orange juice, peppercorns, halved garlic and 1/3 cup (80ml) grapefruit juice in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Bring to the boil. Add pork and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Set aside, covered, for 5 minutes or until pork is just cooked through.
  2. Transfer pork to a medium bowl. Using 2 forks, finely shred pork. Add 2 tablespoons poaching liquid and stir to combine.
  3. Add sliced fennel and parsley to pork mixture and toss to combine. Crush remaining garlic clove. Combine oil, mustard, crushed garlic and remaining grapefruit juice in a small bowl. Add dressing to pork mixture and toss to combine.
  4. Top witlof with salad. Sprinkle with rind and fennel fronds to serve.

Notes

TIPS: Use a V-slicer or mandolin to thinly slice fennel bulb. Use a citrus zester to make rind strips. Alternatively, use a small sharp knife to cut pieces of rind, removing any white pith. Cut rind into thin strips.

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