Sticky Hoisin Pork & Cucumber Pickle

Sticky Hoisin Pork & Cucumber Pickle

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Prep Time

40 min

Cuisine

Chinese

Use within

4-5 days

For this simple, satisfying supper, you'll marinate pork loin steak in hoisin, honey, five-spice and soy for delicious succulence and full flavour. Quick-pickled cucumber adds a fresh taste and tantalising texture, while easy oven-baked potato wedges complete the dish. (Dairy-free: see our FAQs for details).

Prep Time

40 min

Cuisine

Chinese

Use within

4-5 days

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In Your Box
Ingredients for 2 people (double for 4)
Red-chilli
1 red chilli
fresh-ginger
15g fresh root ginger
cucumber
1/2 cucumber
5-spice
1/2 tsp five-spice mix
Potatoes
400g potatoes
pork loin steaks (2018)
2 x 150g British pork loin steaks
honey-pot
50g honey
Hoisin-sauce
40g hoisin sauce †
rice-vinegar
30ml rice vinegar
Soy-sauce-sachet
15ml soy sauce †
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 red chilli
  • 15g fresh root ginger
  • 1/2 cucumber
  • 1 tsp five-spice mix
  • 400g potatoes
  • 2 x 150g British pork loin steaks
  • 25g honey
  • 40g hoisin sauce<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 30ml rice vinegar
  • 15ml soy sauce<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 493 kJ
117 kcal
2262 kJ
537 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
3.4 g
1.1 g
15.5 g
5.1 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
13.9 g
6.2 g
63.8 g
28.4 g
Fibre 1 g 4.8 g
Protein 8 g 36.7 g
Salt 0.38 g 1.72 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 red chilli
15g fresh root ginger
1/2 cucumber
1 tsp five-spice mix
cassia cinnamon, fennel, ginger, aniseed, clove
400g potatoes
2 x 150g British pork loin steaks
25g honey
blossom honey
40g hoisin sauce
water, sugar, miso paste (soy beans), cornflour, garlic, spices, rice vinegar, chilli, barley yeast (gluten), salt, citric acid
30ml rice vinegar
rice vinegar, salt
15ml soy sauce
water, soy bean, wheat (gluten), salt, alcohol (ethanol)
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (barley, soy, wheat)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Sticky Hoisin Pork & Cucumber Pickle

Preheat the oven to 220°C/ 200°C (fan)/ 425°F/ Gas 7

Cut the potatoes (skins on) into wedges

Add the wedges to a tray, drizzle with olive oil, season generously with salt and pepper and put them in the oven for 30 min or until golden

2 Sticky Hoisin Pork & Cucumber Pickle

Halve the cucumber lengthways, scrape the seeds out with a teaspoon, throw them away and finely slice the flesh

Peel and finely chop (or grate) the ginger 

Cut the red chilli[es] in half lengthways, deseed (scrape the seeds out with a teaspoon) and chop finely

3 Sticky Hoisin Pork & Cucumber Pickle

Add the chopped ginger, soy saucehoneyhoisin sauce and half [all] the five-spice to a large bowl

Add 1 tbsp [2 tbsp] water and mix everything together to form a marinade

Add the pork loin steaks to the marinade and set aside 

4 Sticky Hoisin Pork & Cucumber Pickle

Meanwhile, combine the sliced cucumber, chopped chilli (Can't handle the heat? Go easy!) and rice vinegar in a bowl

Mix well and set aside – this is your cucumber pickle

5 Sticky Hoisin Pork & Cucumber Pickle

Heat a large, wide-based pan (preferably non-stick) over a medium heat & once hot, shake off the excess marinade from the pork steaks (you'll use it later) & add them to the pan

Cook the steaks for 3 min on each side or until browned & cooked through

Once done, transfer the steaks to a clean chopping board or plate, cover with a tea towel & set aside to rest for 5 min

6 Sticky Hoisin Pork & Cucumber Pickle

Add the remaining marinade back to the pan

Cook for approx. 3-5 min or until it's approaching a dark, thick and sticky consistency

Tip: the glaze will continue to thicken when it’s off the heat

7 Sticky Hoisin Pork & Cucumber Pickle

Slice the rested steaks finely (against the grain) 

Add any resting juices to the glaze

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Serve the sliced pork with the glaze drizzled over

Serve the cooked wedges and cucumber pickle to the side 

Enjoy!

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