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Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets

October 10th, 2014 in Main Dishes, Pork by
Total cooking time: 1h 10min
Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe

Pork tastes great with pineapple. These pork pockets rubbed with mix of spices and stuffed with pineapple chunks are perfect fit for romantic or celebration dinner.

Other cuts of pork can be cooked like this, but tenderloin works the best due to shape and tenderness.

I used fresh pineapples, but canned ones may work good too.

Ingredients:


How to prepare, step-by-step:

  1. Prepare ingredients: rinse tenderloin and pat it dry with paper towel; mix salt and spices together:
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 1
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 1
  2. Slice tenderloin into portion pieces (I got 8); carefully make an incision in the middle of each piece, not all the way through, just to form a pocket:
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 2
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 2
  3. Warm up oven to 355F. Rub each pork pocket with mixture of spices and salt inside and outside from all sides, set them in the oven proof pan incision side up:
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 3
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 3
  4. Slice pineapple in smaller chunks:
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 4
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 4
  5. Stuff pork pockets with pineapple chunks and put pan with pockets to the oven for about 40 mins:
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 5
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 5
  6. Carefully take pan out:
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 6
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 6
  7. Distribute shredded cheese between all pork pockets:
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 7
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 7
  8. Put pan back to the oven for 10-15 mins more (or until meat is cooked through to the proper temperature):
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 8
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe: Step 8
  9. Then serve:
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe
    Pineapple Stuffed Pork Pockets Recipe
Enjoy!

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What kind of shredded cheese do you advise? It sounds easy and delish!

Thank you, looks very appetizing

yum-yum!

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