Fresh Pork
Nutrition and recipes

Fresh New Zealand pork is nutritious, delicious and super versatile. Whether it’s a piece of pork, bacon or ham, there’s no limit to what you can create with this delicious product.

Nutrition Pork

Contains essential vitamins such as B12, B6, Thiamine and Niacin which assist with metabolism and energy production.

Nutrition Pork Tenderloin

Has less than half the fat of beef fillets.

Nutrition Gram to Gram

Pork tenderloin has less fat and cholesterol than chicken breast.

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Nutrition Pork

Also contains minerals such as zinc selenium, iron and magnesium, which are vital for the production of thyroid hormones and a healthy mind and body.

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Recipes

Pork is the perfect protein to add to your next breakfast, lunch or dinner. To make your next gathering with friends and family even more special, we’ve compiled some of our favourite pork, bacon and ham recipes – which are super simple and full of flavour.

Check out these delicious meals for inspiration – and don’t be afraid to have some fun in the kitchen by mixing things up.

Featured Recipes

Ingredients

  • 4x NZ 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

Method

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.

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