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Marinated Pork Vindaloo

An exciting Vindaloo recipe using pork belly marinated in vinegar and spices.

Serves: 4 - 6

Marinated Pork Vindaloo


For this recipe we have looked back at some traditional dishes for inspiration. It's a lengthier process, as the pork needs time to marinate and it really benefits from low, slow cooking; however, the marinade brings a lot of added flavour to the dish and the vinegar will help tenderise the meat. Give it the time it deserves and treat yourself with some naughty, but delicious, belly pork! A perfect weekend dish.

If you fancy making this with a small Vindaloo pack, just half the ingredients (500g pork, 2 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar, 150ml water, 200g chopped tomatoes, 2 tbsp tomato puree, 10g jaggery)

Top tip: Haven't got a few hours spare to slow cook your pork? Not to worry, stick it in the slow cooker (according to your appliances guidelines) and use 200ml of water instead!

  1. Remove the skin from the pork belly and cut it into cubes.
  2. Place the pork belly in the dish you are going to cook in. Add the Vindaloo Curry Pack and the vinegar.
  3. Using your hands, massage the spices and vinegar into the meat. Cover and leave to marinate for at least 4 hours, overnight if possible.
  4. Once the pork has been marinated, stir in the water, tomatoes and tomato puree.
  5. Cover and cook gently over a low heat for 1½ - 2 hours.
  6. 10 minutes before the end, add the jaggery (or 2 tsp brown sugar).
  7. If you would like a thicker sauce, turn up the heat and cook until reduced slightly.
  8. Season with salt, to taste. When serving, try garnishing with fine strips of ginger and fresh coriander.