Sauces

Warm Citrus Dressing

1 tbs marmalade

1 tbs Dijon mustard

2 tbs red wine vinegar

1 tbs finely grated orange rind

2 oranges

2 tbs extra virgin olive oil

Salt

Freshly cracked pepper


Combine reserved mustard, marmalade, vinegar and orange rind in a saucepan and heat through.  Remove from heat.  Add olive oil, season with salt and pepper to taste.  Remove rind and pith from oranges and segment into pieces.


This dressing is lovely drizzled over roasted, barbequed or pan-fried Pork.


Coriander Marinade

2 tbs finely chopped coriander root and stem

1 tbs freshly grated ginger

1 tbs chilli paste

1 ½ tbs fish sauce

1 tbs fresh lime juice

½ tbs brown sugar

Combine coriander root and stem, ginger and chilli and rub into Pork. Stir to combine fish sauce, lime juice and brown sugar.  Add to Pork and marinate for 10 minutes. 


This marinade is perfect for stir-fry.


Sweet Soy Dressing

2 tbs soy sauce (salt reduced)

1 tbs fresh lemon juice

3 tbs brown sugar

1 tbs finely chopped Vietnamese mint, optional

Combine soy, lemon juice, sugar and mint in a covered container and shake well. 

 

This dressing is perfect for salads or cooked Asian greens.

 

Cumin and Coriander Rub

1 tbs ground cumin

1 tbs ground coriander

1 tbs sweet ground paprika

1 ½ tbs finely cracked black pepper

¼ tbs sea salt

 

Place Pork steaks onto a plate.  Combine cumin, coriander, paprika, pepper and salt in a bowl and stir well.  Sprinkle and gently rub spices into Pork, coating both sides.  BBQ or pan-fry Pork as usual.

 

Maple Syrup Marinade

1/3 cup maple syrup

1 ½ tbs Dijon mustard

1 tbs vegetable oil

Freshly cracked pepper

 

Combine maple syrup, mustard, oil and pepper in a large flat container.  Add Pork and coat each side with marinade.  Cover and allow to marinate in fridge for a minimum of 1 hour, turning once.  BBQ or pan-fry Pork as usual.

Chinese Five Spice Marinade

2 tbs soy sauce

½ tbs Chinese five spice

2 tbs peanut oil

 

Combine Pork with soy sauce, spices and oil.  Marinate for 20 - 30 minutes.  This makes a great marinade for stir-fries.

 

Mustard and Herb Rub

2 tbs Dijon mustard

1 tbs finely chopped flat leaf parsley

2 tbs finely chopped mint

2 tbs finely chopped chives

Freshly cracked black pepper

 

Combine mustard, herbs and pepper and spread evenly over both sides of the Pork.  Pan-fry or BBQ Pork as usual.  Avoid high heat which may burn coating.

 

Orange and Chilli Marinade

2 tbs finely grated orange rind

¼ cup fresh orange juice

1 tbs red chilli paste

1 tbs finely grated ginger

 

Combine ingredients in a non-metallic bowl and add Pork.  Cover and chill for 30 minutes, turning once.  BBQ or pan-fry Pork as usual.

 

Pepper Rub

2 tbs sweet paprika

1 tbs cracked black pepper

1 tbs finely grated fresh ginger

½ tbs ground sage

Salt

 

Combine paprika, pepper, ginger, salt and sage.  Lightly rub this seasoning over both sides of the Pork.  BBQ or pan-fry Pork as usual.

 

Honey Dressing

¼ cup olive oil

1 tbs red wine vinegar

3 tbs honey

Salt and pepper, cracked

 

Combine ingredients in a covered container and shake well.  Season to taste.  This dressing is perfect for warm salads or Asian greens.

 

Plum and Soy Marinade

1 cup plum sauce

½ cup soy sauce

 

Combine the plum sauce and soy sauce in a small bowl and mix well.  Brush the sauce on both sides of the Pork and place on preheated pan, grill or BBQ.

 

Lemon Mustard Marinade

Juice and rind of 1 lemon

1 tbs olive oil

1 tbs Dijon mustard

1 tbs parsley, chopped

1 cup apple sauce for serving

 

Combine the lemon juice and rind, olive oil, mustard and parsley in a glass bowl and mix well.  Coat the steaks well in the mixture and allow marinating for 20 minutes or up to 4 hours, turning frequently.  Cook Pork on a preheated pan, grill or BBQ.