Roast pork with couscous & ginger yogurt
Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only
Give your system a boost of iron with this low-fat yet satisfying roast pork recipe
- Serves 6
Nutrition per serving
- 2 pork fillet, each about 500g/1lb 2oz, trimmed of any fat
- 2 tsp olive oil
- 3 tsp ground cumin
- 1 tsp ground cinnamon
- 4 tsp grated ginger
- 250g couscous
- 100g sultanas
- zest and juice 1 lemon
- small bunch mint, chopped
- 200g fat-free natural yogurt
Heat oven to 190C/170C fan/gas 5. Brown the pork in a non-stick frying pan over a high heat for 4-5 mins, turning twice. Mix the oil, 2 tsp cumin, cinnamon, 2 tsp ginger and some seasoning, then rub all over the pork. Transfer to a roasting tin and roast for 30-35 mins or until the juices run clear when the thickest part is pierced with a skewer.
Mix the couscous with the remaining cumin, the sultanas, lemon zest and juice, then season and pour over 400ml boiling water. Stir well and cover for 5 mins, then stir in the mint.
Stir the remaining ginger and a little seasoning into the yogurt. Thickly slice the pork and serve with the couscous and ginger yogurt.