Recipe

Five spice pork fillet

  • 40 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Ingredients

Five spice pork fillet
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 clove garlic, thinly sliced
  • 4 corella pears, each cut into 6 wedges
  • 4 centimetre piece ginger, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoon chinese five-spice powder
  • 1/4 cup (60 millilitres) olive oil
  • 800 gram pork fillet, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 100 gram yellow beans
  • 100 gram baby green beans

Method

Five spice pork fillet
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a roasting tray with baking paper.
  • 2
    Place shallots, garlic, pears, ginger, sugar, sauce and five-spice in the tray, drizzle with 2 tbsp of the oil; toss to combine. Roast 20 minutes or until pears are just soft.
  • 3
    Meanwhile rub pork with 2 tsp of the oil; roll in seeds. Heat remaining oil in an ovenproof frying pan over medium heat; cook pork until brown on all sides. Transfer pan to oven; roast pork 12 minutes or just cooked through. Cover pork with foil; rest 5 minutes.
  • 4
    Meanwhile boil, steam or microwave beans 3 minutes or until just tender; drain.
  • 5
    Serve sliced pork with roasted pear mixture, sauce and beans.

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