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Braised pork with pancetta and fennel

Impress your dinner guests with this deliciously tender braised pork with pancetta and fennel.
Braised pork with pancetta and fennel
6
3H 15M

Ingredients

Method

1.Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F.
2.Heat oil in large flameproof casserole dish; cook pork, uncovered, until browned all over. Remove pork from dish; discard all but 1 tablespoon of the oil in dish.
3.Cook garlic, onion, chopped fennel and pancetta in same dish, stirring, until onion softens. Add paste; cook, stirring, 2 minutes.
4.Combine ingredients for spice rub in small bowl; rub all over pork.
5.Return pork to dish with wine, undrained tomatoes, stock, the water and rosemary; bring to the boil. Cover; cook in oven 1 hour.
6.Add sliced fennel; cook, covered, in oven 1 hour. Remove pork from dish; discard rind. Cover to keep warm.
7.Meanwhile, cook braising liquid in dish over medium heat, uncovered, until thickened slightly. Return sliced pork to dish; serve pork and sauce with warm italian bread, if you like.

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