Apricot Pork Slow Cook





  • 500g 100% New Zealand Trim Pork Pieces
  • 2 medium sized onions, peeled and diced
  • 1 Tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 400g can apricots in juice
  • 1 cup water or vegetable stock
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh chilli (optional)
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  • Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat and fry the pork and onion until golden brown.
  • Preheat oven to 170ÂșC.
  • Transfer pork and onion to an oven proof baking or casserole dish.
  • Add all remaining ingredients, cover and cook in pre-heated oven for 1 hour.

To Serve

Serve with a kumara mash and green vegetables or a salad.

Handy Hints

  • If there are no pork pieces available use Trim Pork medallion steaks.
  • To use a slow cooker simply fry the pork and onion to golden brown, add to slow cooker with all other ingredients and cook on low for 8 hours.
  • This recipe is also great when spiced up with Moroccan spices and served with lemon couscous.