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Cajun Blackened Grilled Pork Fillets


- 4x Pork fillets
- approx. 150-180g each
- ½ tsp salt
- Black pepper
- Juice and grated rind of 1 orange
- ½ cup tomato sauce or ketchup
- ½ cup balsamic vinegar
- Small bunch fresh thyme
- 3 garlic cloves
- finely chopped
- 1 tbsp smoked paprika
- 1 tsp fennel seeds
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 3 cloves
Serves : 4
Cooking time: 3h 30min / 25min


In a mortar and pestle, grind the cloves, fennel and cumin seeds until powder-like in consistency. Add the remaining ingredients to a bowl and marinate the pork fillets in the fridge for 3-4 hours.

Preheat the oven to 200°C

Place marinated pork fillets in a baking dish and cook for 20-25 minutes. Serve sliced on a sharing plate.

Alternatively, heat the BBQ grill until smoking hot and cook for 5 minutes on each side or until the pork is blackened and very dark, then rest for 5 minutes.

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