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Hawaiian Luau – Whole Slow Roasted Pork with a Small Parcel of Green Beans and Creamy Macadamia Maui Mash

This dish would be right at home at a Hawaii luau - a traditional feast that is usually accompanied by some spectacular entertainment like fire twirling and dancing. Eve Gatt prepares a delcious whole slow roasted pork - as for the spectacular entertainment, we'll leave that up to you!

Ingredients

  • Pork

  • 1 whole pork scotch fillet

  • ½ cup of olive oil

  • Green Beans

  • ¼ kilo of green beans (about 8 per person)

  • ½ crushed clove of garlic

  • 2 tablespoons of butter

  • Macadamia Maui Mash

  • 10 white creamy flesh potatoes

  • 1 teaspoon of salt

  • ¼ cup milk

  • ¼ cup cream

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 2 teaspoons of finely crushed macadamia nuts

  • Gravy

  • Juices from roasting pan

  • 1 Tablespoon of flour

  • 1 cup of water at room temperature

  • ¼ cup of red wine or to suit taste

Method

  • Pork:

  • 1.

    Pre heat oven to 220 degrees

  • 2.

    Place the pork in an oven proof dish and drizzle olive oil over the top of the pork

  • 3.

    Turn the oven down to 150 degrees

  • 4.

    Allow to brown for about 20 mins

  • 5.

    Cover the dish completely with foil and place in oven

  • 6.

    Cook for about 3-4 hours

  • 7.

    Remove from oven and let it rest for at least 10 mins before serving

  • Green Beans:

  • 1.

    Wash and cut ends off beans

  • 2.

    Microwave or blanch in boiling water for approx. 2-3 mins

  • 3.

    Mix garlic and Butter

  • 4.

    Toss cooked beans into a pan with garlic and butter for about 1 min

  • Macadamia Maui Mash :

  • 1.

    Peel and chop potatoes into small cubes

  • 2.

    Place potatoes in a pot filled with cold water

  • 3.

    Add salt

  • 4.

    Boil until soft

  • 5.

    Drain potatoes and stir in butter, milk, cream and nuts until smooth and creamy

  • Gravy:

  • 1.

    Place roasting pan on stove top on medium heat and scrape all the crunchy bits from sides and bottom of roasting pan

  • 2.

    Mix the water and flour together until there are no lumps. (use a container with a lid and shake it until there are no lumps )

  • 3.

    Once the juice in the pan is starting to bubble, add the flour mixture slowly until you reach a desired consistency

  • 4.

    Add red wine

  • 5.

    Stir continuously until you achieve a desired thickness

  • 6.

    Add more water if it is too thick

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