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Braised pork with pears and cider

Pears accompany pork just as perfectly as apples. The flesh of the fruit softens and sweetens the meat.
braised pork with pears and cider
2H 25M



1.Preheat oven to moderately slow.
2.Heat oil in large flameproof casserole dish; cook pork until browned all over. Remove from dish.
3.Cook ginger and garlic in same dish, stirring, until fragrant. Add fennel; cook, stirring, 1 minute. Add cider and stock; bring to a boil. Return pork to dish, cover; cook in moderately slow oven 1 hour. Uncover; cook in moderately slow oven 30 minutes. Add pear; cook, uncovered, about 30 minutes or until pear is tender. Remove pork, cover, stand 5 minutes before slicing thickly. Stir parsley into braising liquid.
4.Serve pork with braising liquid.

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