Roast pork cutlets with olive oil mash


You'll need

4 pork cutlets (about 240gm each) 8 thin slices flat pancetta 1½ tbsp olive oil 70 ml extra-virgin olive oil 1 tbsp rosemary 1½ tbsp red wine vinegar, or to taste ½ radicchio, thinly sliced 1 pink lady apple, thinly sliced 1 golden shallot, thinly sliced Juice of ½ lemon, or to taste   Olive oil mash 600 gm floury potatoes, such as sebago, cut into rough 1cm cubes 300 ml each milk and chicken stock 2 garlic cloves, coarsely chopped 50 ml extra-virgin olive oil

Method

  • 01
  • For olive oil mash, bring ingredients except olive oil to the boil in a saucepan over high heat, season to taste and cook, stirring occasionally, until potato is tender (15-20 minutes). Strain, reserving liquid, add oil and mash with a fork, thinning with a little reserved liquid if necessary. Keep warm.
  • 02
  • Meanwhile, preheat oven to 220C. Wrap each cutlet in 2 slices of pancetta and season to taste. Heat olive oil in a large ovenproof frying pan, add cutlets and cook, turning once, until browned (2-3 minutes each side). Transfer to oven to cook through (5 minutes), then remove from pan and set aside. Add 2½ tbsp extra-virgin olive oil to pan, add rosemary and cook until fragrant (1 minute), remove from heat, add vinegar and season to taste.
  • 03
  • Toss radicchio, apple, shallot, lemon juice and remaining extra-virgin olive oil in a bowl to combine, season to taste. Serve with pork cutlets and olive oil mash, with pan juices spooned over.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

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Jun 2014

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