Hawaiian Pork with Applesauce

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2hrs 30mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cut the pork into 4 pieces and roll up, tying each piece with butchers twine to secure.
  2. Heat canola oil and sear pork on all sides until a golden brown all over.
  3. Add the onion, vanilla bean and ginger.
  4. Saute for 2 minutes and add the wine, chicken stock, cilantro and mint.
  5. Bring to a boil adding the bay leaves, star anise, pepper and lemon grass.
  6. Reduce heat and simmer 1 1/2 hours or until meat is tender.
  7. Remove pork and set aside.
  8. Skim off fat and reduce liquid over medium high heat.
  9. You want 2 cups.
  10. Strain into a clean pan.
  11. Over lwo heat whisk in butter to form a brown sauce.
  12. Keep warm.
  13. Applesauce-----------------.
  14. Place all ingredients in a large saucepan and cook for 30 minutes.
  15. Remove anise and ginger and discard.
  16. Transfer apples and liquid to a food processor or blender and puree.
  17. Serve hot or cold.
  18. Putting it together------------------.
  19. In a saucepan reheat pork in the 2 cups of stock mixture.
  20. When hot remove pork and untie.
  21. Place on a large serving dish.
  22. Ladle brown sauce around pork and applesauce on top of pork.

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