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Juicy sambal pork medallions, basted with sambal oelek and served with an Asian style long stem broccoli side…This Indonesian sambal recipe is easy, healthy and so so good!

SPICY SAMBAL PORK & THE TASTIEST LONG STEM BROCCOLI RECIPE

Juicy pork medallions, beautifully grilled, then basted with sambal oelek and served with an Asian style long stem broccoli side
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Servings 2 people

Ingredients
  

  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 3 large shallots sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic sliced
  • 450 g pork tenderloin cut into 1" thick medallions
  • 100 g sambal oelek
  • 220 g tenderstem broccoli thicker stems halved
  • A handful coriander leaves chopped
  • A handful mint chopped
  • A handful Thai basil chopped
  • A handful toasted peanuts

Instructions
 

  • Preheat a griddle pan/barbecue to a high heat. 
  • In a small frying pan over a medium heat, add 1 tbsp oil and gently sweat the shallots for a couple of minutes then add the garlic. Continue cooking until golden and sweet. 
  • Meanwhile, season pork then griddle for 2 minutes on each side. After this, keep turning the pork every minute until cooked to your liking (typically about 6-8 minutes total). For the last couple of minutes, baste with sambal. Remove from grill and keep warm.
  • Boil the long stem broccoli for 3-4 minutes until tender, drain then stir into the sticky shallots. Top with herbs and peanuts. Serve alongside pork. Drizzle broccoli with remaining oil and more sambal on the pork if you like it hot.