Lamu Mango and Pork Sauce


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Coastweek - - Quick and easy: the mango delicately brings
out the best in the pork and is 'simply delicious' when served
with with hot pasta.


INGREDIENTS: (serves two)

  • Two medium ripe Lamu mangoes

  • 400 g. Pork tenderloin

  • Vegetable oil spray

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Tabasco sauce



  1. Slice one Lamu mango in half around the pit.

  2. Scoop out pulp with a spoon and puree in a food processor or blender.

  3. Cube the other mango.

  4. Remove fat from pork and cut into three centimetre slices.

  5. Flatten slices with the palm of your hand.

  6. Spray medium pan with vegetable oil spray and heat on medium high. Brown pork for one minute on each side.

  7. Season each side with salt and pepper to taste.

  8. Reduce heat and cook pork another five minutes to cook thoroughly.

  9. Remove to a plate and add mango puree to pan.

  10. Cook puree about 30 seconds scraping up brown bits of pork as it cooks.

  11. Add several drops Tabasco sauce and mango cubes.

  12. Toss cubes in puree for another 30 seconds.

  13. Spoon sauce over pork and serve with pasta.

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