|Photo courtesy Pork Te Inspira|
When I was 13, the age
my oldest son Andrés Ignacio is now, my Mom taught me to "cook". The "intensive" one-day cooking class included three recipes that are part of repertoire up to these
days: meatballs in tomato sauce, white rice and fried ripe plantains.
I still make those
three recipes without changing anything, because, like everything that my mom cooked,
they were and still are perfect: tasty, child proof and very healthy.
As tasty, child proof
and super healthy is this pork meatball recipe I’m sharing today. It’s not mine; Doreen Colondres created it. Doreen is a chef and also the author of The Kitchen Doesn’t Bite, a cooking blog whose philosophy I share absolutely (I say cooking is
This is one of the
recipes she created for the campaign Pork Te Inspira, for the National Pork
Board, whose mission is to promote the consumption of pork and educate
consumers about its benefits.
This is one of the
recipes Doreen will be cooking next Saturday at the Fun & Fit as a Family
event, sponsored by Pork Be Inspired, within the South Beach Wine and Food
Festival 2015. Once again, thanks to SoBeWFF and starting this Thursday Miami
will become the culinary capital of the world and of course I'll be there.
Tickets for this gastronomic experience involving 75 children with their moms
and / or dads are on sale here.
Without further ado,
here is the recipe, which one of these days I’ll cook with Andrés Ignacio to
follow my tradition and also for my child to learn also pork can be very
Pork meatballs with orange and honey sauce |
Ingredients for 4 servings
Freshly ground black
1 tablespoon minced
1/4 cup of fresh
The grated peel of 1
2 tablespoons of olive
2 tablespoons of soy
1 tablespoon of minced
In a bowl, mix the
meat, egg, garlic, jalapeño and season with salt and pepper.
With your hands form
about 12 meatballs and place on a plate and put them in the refrigerator.
In a bowl mix the
juice and grated orange peel, honey and soy sauce and reserve.
In a frying pan on
medium high heat, add the olive oil and when it is hot put the meatballs and cook
for about 2 minutes.
Being careful not to
break the meatballs, flip them and add the orange and honey sauce. Cook for 2
Reduce the heat and
simmer for another minute.
Remove the meatballs
from the skillet, and stir with a spatula so the sauce keeps the flavor.
Put the sauce over the
meatballs and sprinkle with cilantro.
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