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Pork En Croute

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  Lean minced pork 2 Pound (900 Gram)
  Onion 1 , finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon
  Eggs 5
  Worcestershire sauce 1 Teaspoon
  Tobasco 4 Drop (Use Few Drops)
  Tabasco 3 Drop (Adjust Quantity As Per Taste)
  Gouda cheese 4 Ounce, diced (100 Gram)
  Button mushrooms 6 Ounce, chopped (150 Gram)
  Chicken stock 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Puff pastry 8 Ounce (225 Gram)

1. Turn the oven to 375°F/190°C/Gas 5

2. In a large bowl, add onion, garlic, parsley and two beaten eggs; add seasoning, Worcestershire sauce and tabasco to it
3. Mix minced pork into it ad put half of this mixture inside a buttered 2 lb loaf tin
4. Sprinkle cheese and mushrooms on it and cover with another layer of the minced meat mixture; smooth the top
5. Cover with foil, place in a roastuing tin with boiling water upto the depth of an inch and cook for an hour till browned evenly and shrunk from the sides of the tin
6. In a bowl, add chicken stock and pour the meat juices from the loaf tin into it; thicken this stock a little over medium heat
7. Turn the loaf out and weigh it down under a board
8. Roll the puff pastry into an elliptical shape large enough to encase the whole loaf; place on a buttered baking tray, brush with the remaining egg
8. Make slashes on top to allow steam to escape and bake for twenty five minutes at 450°F/225°C/Gas 8 until crisp and golden

9. Serve alongside the stock

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1046 Calories from Fat 677

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g115.9%

Saturated Fat 24.7 g123.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 429.1 mg143%

Sodium 656.1 mg27.3%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.2%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 4.3 g

Protein 57 g113.4%

Vitamin A 16% Vitamin C 17.3%

Calcium 28.8% Iron 30.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Pork En Croute Recipe