Slow Cooked Pork

Serves: 4 - 6

Cooking Time: 1 ½ hours


Quantity Ingredient
1.5 kg Mt Mercer Pork Shoulder, cubed
3 tblsp Plain flour
  Salt and pepper
2 tblsp Olive oil
2 Onions
2 cloves Garlic
3 sprigs Thyme
2 Bulbs fennel
1 cup Honey
½ cup White wine
120 g Fresh dates
To serve Cous cous

Method: Pre-heat oven to 160°C

  1. Place pork cubes in a large plastic bag with the flour, salt and pepper.

  2. Heat oil in a large oven proof casserole dish and brown pork well in small amounts. Remove and set aside.

  3. Add the onion, garlic and fennel to the pan and sauté for 3 - 4 minutes.

  4. Return the pork to the pan and stir in the combined honey and white wine.

  5. Sprinkle over the thyme leaves and fresh dates.

  6. Cover the casserole and place in the pre-heated oven and cook for 1.5 hours. Stirring occasionally.

  7. Serve on a bed of cous cous.
Notes: this dish can be placed in a slow cooker and cooked as per manufacturer’s instructions.