Pork Steak with Apples, Dates and Blue Cheese

Prep Time


Cook Time

40 min




4 4 pork steak

10 10 oz Country Range Solid Pack Apples

5 5 oz Country Range Chopped Dates

2 2 oz demerara Sugar

1 1 bottle Sam's cider

1 1 Country Range Cinnamon Stick

5 5 oz Devon Blue cheese

2 2 tbsp cooking brandy

5 5 tbsp double cream

.5 .5 tsp Country Range Vegetable Stock Paste

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  • 1Soak dates in a quarter of a bottle of cider.
  • 2Poor rest of cider in to saucepan, add demerara sugar and add half a cinnamon stick.
  • 3Bring pan to the boil and the let simmer for 5 minutes.
  • 4Add chopped apples to pan and simmer until dates and apples are soft and mixture thickens.
  • 5Pan fry the pork steaks in a hot pan (fat side down) until golden brown and then seal the sides of the steak.
  • 6Place steaks on a baking tray and put in a pre-heated oven (180 °C) for 15-20 minutes.
  • 7Add brandy, stock paste and double cream to frying pan and simmer until thickened.
  • 8Remove steaks and rest for 5 minutes.
  • 9Crumble blue cheese on top of steaks and melt under grill.
  • 10Spoon the apple compote on to a plate, place the steak on top and add the brandy sauce around steak.