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Peppered Packhams

This pretty pear entree is perfect for your next dinner party. Combining sweet and savory flavours, crunchy and soft textures, this dish will be a hit!


  • 2 ripe Packham pears

  • 1 Tbsp Peri Peri seasoning / chilli flakes

  • 4 Tbsp bread crumbs

  • 2 Tbsp plain flour

  • 1 egg, lightly beaten

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

  • 250g blue cheese

  • Salad leaves to serve

  • Lavosh / crispy bread to serve


  • 1.

    Peel and quarter Packham pears. Cut quarters in half.

  • 2.

    On plate combine chilli flakes and breadcrumbs, on a separate plate measure out the flour. In a small mixing bowl lightly beat one egg.

  • 3.

    Roll the pears first in the flour, then egg, then chilli crumbs.

  • 4.

    Heat oil in a non stick frypan, fry pears till golden on all sides.

  • 5.

    Serve with the blue cheese, salad leaves and crispy bread.


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Recipe courtesy of Horticulture Australia Limited.

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