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Pork Baked in Foil       HT  ACC    40mins

Serves 4    Hot   Pork  Herbs   Main course   Healthy Eating  Dairy Gluten Wheat Free   Eggless



Olive Oil

675g/1˝ lb Pork Fillet

8 Sprigs Marjoram

8 Sprigs Tarragon

Salt and Black Pepper

Juice of ˝ Lemon




1. Preheat the oven to 190C, 375F, Gas mark 5. Heat a little olive oil in a frying pan and brown the fillet very quickly on all sides. Lay a piece of foil on a work surface, rub it lightly all over with oil, and arrange the sprigs of herbs over it. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.


2. Put the fillet on top, sprinkle with salt and pepper and the lemon juice then wrap up in the foil, sealing the ends so that no juice can escape. Put the foil parcel on a rack on a baking sheet and cook for 30 minutes.


3. Unwrap the parcel and pour the cooking juice carefully into a small jug to serve with the meat. Discard the herbs and foil. Carve the meat into diagonal slices and serve immediately.




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Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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