Pork balls with mustard sauce recipe

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serves:

4

Skill:

easy

Cost:

cheap

Prep:

15 min

Cooking:

15 min

Simple, cheap and quick to make these tasty pork balls in a creamy mustard sauce, served with tagliatelle or rice, make a tasty lunch or supper dish. Similar to meatballs, these pork balls are so easy to cook and only take 15 mins in the frying pan. Serve with pitta bread or a fresh green leaf salad and enjoy. The mustard sauce is spicy and creamy all in one packing the pork full of flavor with a tender and mouth-watering result.

Ingredients

  • 500g pork mince
  • 50g fresh breadcrumbs
  • Finely grated zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1tbsp freshly chopped flat leaf parsley
  • 1tsp dried sage
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • A little plain flour
  • 2tbsp olive oil
  • 150ml chicken stock
  • 1tbsp wholegrain mustard
  • 100ml creme fraiche

Method

  • Put the pork mince, breadcrumbs, lemon zest and juice, parsley and sage into a bowl. Season with pepper and mix well together. Shape into small balls. Place on a lightly floured board and sprinkle lightly with flour.

  • Heat the oil in a frying pan and add the pork balls. Brown over a high heat for about 2-3 minutes and then reduce the heat and cook for about 10 mins. Turn the meatballs over from time to time.

  • Remove the meatballs and keep warm. Drain excess oil from the pan leaving about 2 tsp. Add the chicken stock and bring to the boil stirring all the time. Simmer for a few minutes until reduced by a third. Stir in the mustard and creme fraiche and return the meatballs to the pan. Heat through for a minute and then serve.

Top tip for making Pork balls with mustard sauce

If you don’t have creme fraiche, use double cream instead.

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