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Recipes for Caramelised Pork Chops and Sweet Corn Muffins.
Sweet corn muffins are delicious and make a lovely snack. Clean pork, then pat-dry with paper kitchen towels. Rub both sides of pork with sugar, salt and pepper.
Heat olive oil in nonstick frying pan. Cook pork slices over medium-high heat for 1 minute each side or until golden and caramelised. Reduce heat and cook for 2-3 minutes each side or until cooked through.
Transfer pork to a serving plate and leave for 5-6 minutes. Serve with dressing.
To prepare balsamic dressing: Combine olive oil, balsamic vinegar and mustard in a screwtop jar. Add a pinch of salt and a dash of pepper.
Then secure the lid and shake to mix. PLEASE share with me a recipe for sweet corn muffins. – WendyChia
Try this one.
Sweet Corn Muffins
250g self-raising flour 1 tsp baking powder 80g grated cheddar cheese 125g castor sugar 130g canned cream-style corn 2 eggs, lightly beaten 80g melted butter 1 tsp vanilla essence 225 ml milk 1/8 tsp salt
Grease a 12 hole muffin pan. Preheat oven to 190°C.
Place sifted flour and baking powder in a large mixing bowl. Add grated cheese and sugar to mix.
Stir in melted butter, essence and salt. Gradually pour in milk and add in beaten eggs.
Add the corn and mix into a batter. Spoon mixture into prepared pan and bake for about 20-25 minutes or until well risen. WHERE can I buy sesame paste? Can I make it at home? – Canny Chan Sesame paste is available in specialist cake shops. You can also do it yourself. Toast sesame seeds, then grind them in a food processor until it becomes a fine paste.
Pork chops can be made healthier by cooking them in olive oil. The Banana Cheese Fritters are a winner at the Salero Mande restaurant.