Pork Fillet With Fragrant Pilau Rice

cooking time
20 minutes

cooking skill
Easy

serves
2 people

Ingredients

  • 225g (8oz) Lean pork fillet
  • Oil
  • 225g (8oz) Mushrooms
  • 1 Red onion
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • Ground coriander
  • 225g (8oz) Easy cook long grain rice
  • Stock
  • 2 Spring onions
  • Fresh coriander
  • 1 Lemon
  • 15ml (1tbsp) Cardamon pods

Method

1

Heat 5ml (1tsp) oil in a large pan. Add 225g (8oz) mixed mushrooms, thickly sliced, and lightly cook, remove and reserve. Add 1 red onion, sliced and 225g (8oz) lean pork fillet, cut into thin medallions, until lightly browned.

2

Add 1 cinnamon stick, broken in half, 5ml (1tsp) ground coriander, 3 cardamon pods, crushed, 225g (8oz) easy cook long grain rice and rind from 1 lemon, remove with a sharp knife and add 2-3 large pieces.

3

Stir well together, coating pork and rice with the spices.

4

Add 450ml (¾pt) stock and bring to the boil, cover with tight fitting lid and cook over low heat for 15 minutes.

5

Once cooked remove from heat, add cooked mushrooms and leave to stand, covered for a further 5 minutes.

6

Serve sprinkled with 2 spring onions, finely sliced and 30ml (2tbsp) fresh coriander, chopped.

Serving Suggestions

Serve with a large seasonal salad or steamed green beans.