Head on over to Bon Appetit to check out their list of 49 dinner recipes with pork as the star – each one as delicious and easy as the next. In 1987, pork was branded as “The Other White Meat” and significantly campaigned in the United States. Before 1987, pork was thought to be a fatty protein and at times made some folks shy away from cooking regular dishes with it. With the re-branding, many came to realize the benefits of cooking with pork – including the various cuts of meat and different means of preparation, and the rest is history.
Pork is an incredibly versatile protein, which can be prepared in a myriad of ways that result in a tasty meal every time. Common cooking methods include grilling, roasting, rotisserie roasting, pan sauteing, slow cooking, braising and more. Regardless of your preferred cut and cooking method, pork is almost always juicy, tender and full of flavor.
Below is a listing of our favorite recipes from Bon Appetit’s article – ranging from pork skewers to pork enchiladas – you’re going to want to start throwing pork into the dinner line-up more often after reading these!
When it comes to making succulent, flavorful meat, brining – otherwise known as martinating in salt water and spices – is the way to go. Adding sugar also brings about a dark, caramelized sheen that will have your diners mouths’ watering. Try brining on these pork chops and delight your taste buds like never before.
This recipe differs from most pork roast recipes in that it calls for two smaller bone-in roasts versus one big one. This provides increased surface areas which lessens cooking time and results in a tasty golden crust. With limited ingredients and being easy to make, this one is sure to be a hit. We’re serving this one with a salad and steamed or roasted veggies on the side.
If you’ve heard of Chicken Marbella, then you know how tasty this dish is. Now, let’s pork it up! This recipe takes the classic Chicken Marbella and incorporates quick-cooked pork tenderloin in its place, resulting in greater than 50% less preparation and cook time! Better still, pork in this dish adds another layer of deliciousness! We suggest marinating the pork overnight to infuse it with tons of flavor.
If you love pork, curry and coconut milk, these Thai-style kebabs are where it’s at! Not only are these skewers delicious and quick to prep and cook, everyone loves a good kebab – they’re just fun to grill and fun to eat. You’re going to want to pair this one with a nice baked or roasted potatoes and a vegetable salad
Believe it or not, the trick to these pork chops is extra flipping. Sounds crazy, right? (It’s not!) Grab a few good looking cops and park your streaming device next to the stove so you can flip these beauties and baste them continuously during your cook time. We can’t wait to get started on different chops (lamb!?) and spice combinations!
Looking for a fall-off-the-bone pulled pork enchilada recipe? Rolled into a tortilla, smothered in salsa roja and cheese, and baked until melty, gooey is all it takes to make this absolutely delicious dish. Get ready for folks lining up for seconds on this one. We’re gonna accompany this new pork experience with Mexican rice and refried beans. Other suggestions for sides include black beans, Mexican street corn or some spicy roasted hominy! YUM!
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