Gingered Spiced Pork

Casseroles are a good standby in the freezer. They can be brought out and used during the hectic build up to Christmas. The next recipe would be suitable for Christmas Eve dinner.

1 1/2 hours



  • 1 ½lbs pork fillet, cubed
  • 1oz plain flour
  • 1 level teaspoon salt
  • 1 level teaspoon ground ginger
  • Ground black pepper
  • 1oz butter


  • ¼ teaspoon tabasco sauce
  • 14oz tin chopped tomatoes
  • 4oz button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Worcester sauce
  • 2 level tablespoons soft brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 cloves of garlic, crushed


  1. Mix the flour, seasonings and ginger together. Toss the cubes of pork in the mixture until well coated.
  2. Heat butter in a large pan and sauté pork until sealed. Transfer to a casserole dish.
  3. Mix all the sauce ingredients together and pour over the meat.
  4. Cover casserole and cook at gas 4 / 325 elec / 160c for 1 and a half hours or until meat is tender. Check for seasoning and remove bay leaf.
  5. Serve with rice or jacket potatoes.

Will freeze in suitable containers. Defrost fully before reheating for 30 minutes at the above temperature.