This festive season, why not throw a pork steak on the BBQ
Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors, and what better
way to do so than by getting creative with pork. Outside of
being the meat of choice at Christmas, many people don't know what
else can be done with pork. And as trimmed lean pork - such
as cutlets and medallion steaks are low in fat, what is there to
So now there's no excuse - get some pork on your fork (or
barbeque) this summer.
Concerned about overcooking?
Unlike popular belief, pork does not need to be overcooked to be
safe. In fact, if you cook on medium heat until the meat has
only just turned white, and let rest for a few minutes prior to
serving, you'll be sure to have a juicy and tender steak.
To add that extra flavour kick, marinate pork
steaks for 20 minutes (or overnight if possible) with your
favourite marinade. Pork's subtle flavour lends
itself to almost anything imaginable, however, it you're a little
short of time, simply combine 1/3 cup maple syrup, 1 ½ tablespoons
of Dijon mustard and 1 tablespoon vegetable oil. Coat steaks
evenly and turn half way through marinating.
For more scrumptious, quick to prepare marinades, click here.
The best pork cuts on the barbeque include: