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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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.

Packed full of deliciously simple New Zealand born and raised pork, bacon and ham recipe ideas – like Pearl’s kickin’ kebabs and our all-time favourite neat’o nachos – our brand-new Kids’ Recipe Book has something tasty for every Kiwi kid to try at home in the kitchen or outside on the BBQ.

Each recipe comes with a simple step-by-step guide, and includes lots of tasty veggies, nutrients and vitamins. Some of our recipe ideas can even be used for school lunches, or can be served at birthday parties and after-school hang-outs.

For something different, try our sticky dumplings recipe tonight. In just 20 minutes, you’ll have 20 home-made dumplings filled with fresh NZ pork mince and Asian herbs – yum!


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Sticky Dumplings

  • Makes: 20 dumplings
  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cooking time: 5 minutes
  • 200g NZ pork mince
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp chives, chopped
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 20 round dumpling wrappers
  • Sweet chilli sauce
Pocket Sized Perfection
  1. In a bowl, combine NZ pork mince, spring onion, chives and soy sauce.
  2. To prepare the dumplings, place 1 tsp of the pork filling in the centre of each dumpling wrapper. Using your finger, wet the edge of the dumpling wrappers with water. Fold each dumpling into a half-moon shape and pinch the edges to seal.
  3. In a pan, heat 1 tbsp of oil. Add the dumplings, frying for 30 seconds before adding 1 cup of water. Cover the pan with a lid and steam until the water has evaporated. Remove the lid, add 1 more tbsp of oil and fry for an extra minute or so.
  4. Serve immediately with sweet chilli sauce and soy sauce.
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