Irish coddled pork with cider

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Host your own St Patrick’s day party with this cider infused Irish stew, perfect with a side of colcannon and a pint of Guinness

  • Prep:5 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 717
  • fat 44g
  • saturates 17g
  • carbs 37g
  • sugars 20g
  • fibre 12g
  • protein 44g
  • salt 2.59g


  • small knob butter
  • 2 pork loin chops
  • 4 rashers smoked bacon, cut into pieces
  • 2 potato, cut into chunks
  • 1 carrot, cut into large chunks
  • 1?2 small swede, cut into chunks
  • 1?2 large cabbage, cut into smaller pieces
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 100ml Irish cider
  • 100g chicken stock


  1. Heat the butter in a casserole dish until sizzling, then fry the pork for 2-3 mins on each side until browned. Remove from the pan.

  2. Tip the bacon, carrot, potatoes and swede into the pan, then gently fry until slightly coloured. Stir in the cabbage, sit the chops back on top, add the bay leaf, then pour over the cider and stock. Cover the pan, then leave everything to gently simmer for 20 mins until the pork is cooked through and the vegetables are tender.

  3. Serve at the table spooned straight from the dish.

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