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Braised spinach and leek with pork spek

Recipe from: 10 September 2014
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Ingredients 10
Servings 4
Time 00:15


  • 200
    pork spek
  • barbecue spice
  • flaked chillies
  • salt
  • oil for frying
  • 1/2
    onion, chopped
  • 300
    spinach, shredded
  • 1
    big leek, sliced
  • 1
    carrot, cut julienne
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste


Rub barbecue spice, chilli flakes and salt on the spek and leave for 30 minutes to marinate.

Preheat oven to 180°C. 

On a baking tray, place the marinated spek and let it roast until it is crispy.
Heat the oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté until tender, about 5 minutes.
Add half the spinach and leek. Sauté until it begins to wilt, about 2 minutes.
Add the rest of the spinach and carrot and continue cooking until it is soft.
Season with salt and pepper.
Slice the spek and add to the spinach and serve.

Recipe reprinted with permission of MzanziStyleCuisine. To see more recipes, click here.

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