Pork and Squash Stew

November 15, 2009




Test Recipe:

  1. 250g pork rashers (cut into chucks)
  2. 500g squash (cut into cubes)
  3. 1 onion (roughly diced)
  4. 1 tbsp oil
  5. Salt and pepper to taste
  6. 1 tbsp soy sauce
  7. 1 tsp dried oregano
  8. 1 tsp mixed spice
  9. 1 tsp dried thyme
  10. 1 tbsp sugar or honey
  11. 1 1/2 cup of water /stock (or 1 cup of water /stock + 1/2 cup of white wine)

Firstly, lightly brown the onion in oil and add pork chucks and cook until lightly brown. Then, add squash  cubes and cook until lightly brown, season with soy sauce, oregano, thyme, sugar, salt and pepper. Cook for further few mins until aromatic, and then add 1/2 cup of water (or wine) and cook until the water being absorbed. Stir gently. Add the further 1/2 cup of water and cook for few mins. (stir gently) Add the remaining water and turn to low heat and cover to cook for at least 25 mins until the water is reduced and the squash is soft. Season with mixed spice, salt and pepper to taste.

Serve with rice and garnish with chopped spring onion.