Apricot Stuffed Tenderloins

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Jan. 10, 2012


Pork tenderloins 1 Kilogram (2 Medium Sized, 500 Gram Each)
Fresh white breadcrumbs 50 Gram
Chopped fresh sage 15 Milliliter
Onion 1 Small , peeled and grated
Canned apricots 422 Gram , drained (1 Can)
Salt To Taste
Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Cooking oil 60 Milliliter (4 Spoons, 15 Milliliter Each)
White stock/Water and 1/2 chicken stock cube 1/2 Cup (8 tbs) , hot (As Required)
Dry white wine 300 Milliliter
Beurre manie 250 Gram , made with 25 g butter mixed with 1 x 15 ml spoon flour (As Required)
Watercress 1/4 Bunch (25 gm) , washed and trimmed (To Finish, Small Bunch)



1) Slice each tenderloin lengthways, open tthem.

2) With rolling pin, flatten the meat by slighly beating.


3) In a mixing bowl, mix together the breadcrumbs, sage and onion.

4) Chop only 8 of the apricots and reserve these for garnish.

5) Stir in the chopped apricots to the stuffing and season lightly with salt and pepper.

6) Along the centre of each tenderloin, spread the stuffing, fold over and secure with string at close intervals.

7) In the cooker, heat oil , fry th meat until browned from all the sides.

8) Lift the meat out and drain off the excess oil from the cooker.

9) Stir in the stock or water and stock cube and wine to the cooker.

10) Again place the cooker to the heat and stir well to remove any residues from the base of the cooker.

11) Replace the meat and season lightly with salt and pepper.

12) Close the cooker, bring to high pressure and cook for 20 minutes.

13) Reduce the pressure quickly.

14) Lift out the meat, remove the string and place on a warm dish, keep hot.

15) Return the open cooker to the heat, add the beurre manie in small pieces, stirring constantly.

16) Cook until the sauce is thickened.

17) Taste the sauce and adjust the seasoning.


18) Pour the sauce around the meat, garnishwith reserved apricot halves and bunches of watercress and serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1063Calories from Fat 664

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 75 g115.4%

Saturated Fat 36 g180%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 884 mg36.83%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 1 g4%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 54 g108%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet