Sally’s curried minced pork

  • Preparation time: 10 minutes
  • Cooking time: 30 minutes
  • Total time: 40 minutes 40 minutes

Serves: 4 - 6


1 small onion, finely chopped
2 tbsp oil
500g pack minced pork
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
1 tbsp medium curry paste
Zest of 1 lemon
1 tbsp tomato purée
300ml chicken stock
1 small red pepper, cut into strips
75g dried apricots, quartered


1. Fry the onion in oil for 3 - 4 minutes until softened without colouring. Add pork and fry briefly.

2. Add garlic and curry paste, stirring continuously to prevent burning.

3. Add zest and purée; stir to prevent sticking and cook for 2 minutes.

4. Pour on stock and simmer on a low heat for 5 minutes.

5. Add pepper, cover and cook for 20 - 25 minutes until meat softens. As the liquid reduces to a syrupy consistency, add apricots and cook for a few minutes to soften. Season and serve with couscous or rice.