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Friday, December 08, 2006

sauteed pork with persimmons, figs and sage

i wrote a long post out...blogger is not working and killed it! ughhh. my energy is spent. try this recipe...if you like pork, persimmons, figs and sage this will be a big hit. littlefoodie loved it!!!!

i served it with a wild rice medley with cranberries and tossed with goat cheese and roasted brussel sprouts.

1 pork tenderloin, trimmed and diced into 1 in cubes
unbleached flour
garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste
2 persimmons, peeled and diced
3-4 dried figs, diced
1 tsp minced garlic
juice of 1 orange
2 sage leaves, finely chopped
1/2 cup beef broth, (chicken or veg is fine)
2 tbl honey
salt and pepper to taste

in a baggie combine flour, salt and pepper and garlic powder. add pork and toss to coat. saute pork in olive oil until brown on one side. turn over and continue to cook on med low.

in a small saucepan add persimmons, figs, orange juice, broth, sage, garlic, honey and s&p. heat until boiling.

when pork is done turn heat to high and add the persimmon/fig mixture to it. deglaze the pan, scrape up bits and stir until liquid is evaporated.

now eat!!!!

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