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Bacon Wrapped Pork Fillet With Braised Red Cabbage

Bacon Wrapped Pork Fillet
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PREP TIME 25 mins
COOK TIME 35 mins
COURSE Main Course
SERVINGS 4 people



For The Marinated Pork/Chicken

  • 20 g Chopped garlic
  • 8 g Fresh thyme (chopped) 
  • 60 ml Olive oil
  • 40 g Whole grain mustard
  • 4 g Fine salt
  • 800 g  Pork fillet or chicken breasts
  • 200 g Streaky bacon

For The Mustard Sauce

  • 40 g White onion (finely chopped)
  • 8 g Chopped garlic
  • 40 g Dijon mustard
  • 80 ml White wine
  • 80 ml Cream
  • 4 g Fresh thyme

For The Braised Red Cabbage

  • 360 g Red cabbage (shredded)
  • 120 g Red onion (thinly sliced)
  • 20 g Brown sugar
  • 20 g Balsamic vinegar
  • 30 ml Red wine 
  • 30 g Butter
  • 2 g Cinnamon sticks
  • 2 g Star anise spice

For The Roasted Potato

  • 800 g Baby potato
  • 2 g Fine salt
  • 10 ml Olive oil
  • 5 g Fresh rosemary

For The Broccoli

  • 320 g Broccoli
  • 2 g Fine salt
  • 2 g Coarse pepper


For The Marinade

  • Place garlic, herbs, olive oil, mustard & seasoning in a blender. Blitz until smooth. 
  • Place pork or chicken in a vacuum bag, add marinade & rub to coat the meat. Seal & marinade for 2-6 hours. 
  • After marinating, remove from the vac bag. Scrape off excess marinade. 
  • Wrap fillets in bacon strips, drizzle with oil.
  • Bake until the bacon is crispy and the pork/chicken is cooked through

For The Braised Red Cabbage

  • Place cabbage, onion, sugar, balsamic vinegar, red wine, butter & spices in a large pot. 
  • Bring the mixture to a simmer, cover with a lid, lower heat & cook for 1 1/2 hours, stirring often.
  • Remove the lid & continue cooking for 30 minutes until tender.

For The Roasted Potato

  • Place the baby potatoes in a baking tray. Drizzle olive oil, sprinkle with seasoning & rosemary. Toss to coat.
  • Roast at 180°C until golden & crisp.

For The Broccoli

  • Blanch the broccoli in salted boiling water until Al Dente!
  • Season.
Chefs Tips
The vivid, contrasting colours and the rolled-up pork/ chicken will make this simple dish look like something you’d find in a Michelin star restaurant. When making this dish for your family or your friends, seize the opportunity to practice your plating skills.
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