Moroccan Style Pork Mince with Apricots

Moroccan Style Pork Mince with Apricots

Serves 4 | Cooking Time: 30 minutes approx.


  • 1lb (450g) lean minced pork
  • 4oz (100g) onions, finely chopped
  • 2tbsp (30ml) oil
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1tbsp (15ml) medium curry paste
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • 1oz (25g) tomato purée
  • 10fl oz (300ml) stock
  • 1 small red pepper, cut into strips
  • 3oz (75g) ready to eat dried apricots, quartered
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Fry onions in oil until softened without colouring.

  2. Add pork and fry briefly.

  3. Add garlic and curry paste, stirring continuously to prevent burning.

  4. Add lemon zest and tomato purée, stir to prevent meat from sticking and cook for two minutes.

  5. Pour on stock and simmer on a low heat for 8-10 minutes.

  6. Add red peppers and continue to cook for 20-25 minutes until meat softens.

  7. As the liquid reduces to a syrupy consistency, add apricots and cook for a few minutes longer to soften. Season with pepper as required.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with cous cous, rice or pasta