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Slow cooked pork in ginger beer

Get some pork on your fork.

Slow cooked pork in a fragrant ginger beer sauce with ginger, cinnamon and fennel for deliciously tender meat that’s packed with flavour.

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Heat half the oil in a 4.5-litre (18-cup) slow cooker on sear (HIGH) setting. Season pork; cook pork, turning occasionally, for 20 minutes, or until well browned. Remove pork from cooker.


Heat remaining oil in cooker; cook shallots and prosciutto, stirring, for 5 minutes or until browned lightly. Add garlic and spices; cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant. Stir in ginger beer, stock, sugar and rosemary. Return pork to cooker. Cook, covered, on low, for 7 hours 15 minutes.


Carefully remove pork from cooker; cover to keep warm. Increase heat to reduce setting on high; simmer, uncovered, for 20 minutes or until sauce thickens slightly. Discard rosemary; season to taste.


Slice pork thickly. Serve pork topped with some of the cooking liquid; sprinkled with micro herbs.

Accompany with steamed green beans and buttered rye toast.

Not suitable to freeze.


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