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Curried Pork and Apple Salad

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Quick Facts

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 15 min.
Cook Time: 15 min.
Total: 30 min.
Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger
In this recipe that uses leftover roasted pork, tart Granny Smith apples impart an extra crisp flavor.


  • 1 1/4 cups leftover roasted pork, cut into 1/2 inch diced
  • 1 small Granny Smith apple, cored and cut into 1/2 inch dice
  • 1 stalk celery, cut into 1/2 inch dice
  • 2 scallions, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced
  • 2 to 3 Tbs mayonnaise, to taste
  • 1 1/2 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 to 3/4 tsp curry powder, or garam masala, to taste
  • salt, to taste
  • pepper, to taste
  • 6 leaves green leaf lettuce
  • Plum Pepper Pork Sauce, for serving1/3 cup shallot, or red onion, chopped
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups purple plums, or plouts, chopped
  • 2 Tbs brown sugar, packed
  • 1 cup pinot noir, or other dry red wine
  • 2 Tbs butter


  • Combine diced pork, apples, celery, and scallions in bowl. Set aside. Combine mayonnaise, vinegar, and curry powder or garam masala. Add to pork mixture and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Line two serving plates with lettuce leaves. Divide pork salad in half and place a mound in center of each plate. Serve accompanied by leftover Plum Pepper Pork sauce.
  • Plum Pepper Pork SauceHeat a large saut pan over medium heat and add shallot, salt, and cracked black pepper. Saut until golden brown, about 2 to 3 minutes. Add plums and saut until they start to soften and brown. Add brown sugar and cook for 1 to 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until sugar is melted and bubbling. Add wine, scraping the bottom of the pan to loosen all the browned bits. Continue cooking, for about 12 minutes, stirring frequently, until liquid is reduced by half and mixture becomes a chunky sauce. Stir in butter and remove from heat.
Recipe courtesy of the National Pork Board

Nutrition Facts

Calories 413
  Calories from Fat 156 (38%)
(27%)Total Fat 18g
(34%)Saturated Fat 7g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 5g
(29%)Cholesterol 86mg
(16%)Sodium 396mg
(18%)Potassium 647mg
Total Carbohydrate 25g
(11%)Dietary Fiber 3g
Sugars 18g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
(56%)Protein 28g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutrition facts are calculated by a food expert using nutritional values provided by the USDA for common products used as recipe ingredients. Actual nutritional values may differ depending on the amounts or products used and can be affected by cooking methods.

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