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Pork Fillet

£6.86/Kg 5-7
5Kg / £34.31
As lean as skinless chicken breast

Lean and tender pork fillet is one of the most prized cuts of pork and for good reason. It's a protein rich healthy meal option.

In fact, ounce for ounce, pork fillet contains less cholesterol and fewer calories than skinless chicken breast.

Slow cook, roast or grill.

Or, push the boat out with Normandy style pork, cooked with onions, apples and cider.

  • What's Delivered?

    Delivered individually. Vacuum packed.

    Expect about 6 fillets in the box. Each fillet weighs around 500g and is about the size of a large corn on the cob.

  • Safety Notes

    Take care not to puncture the vacuum pack. Store it below 4°C and never let it get above 7°C. Be gentle with it, if you bang it or drop it the meat will lose some of it's moisture. Don't stack heavy things on top of it either.

  • Refrigeration

    1-2 days

    With fridge set at 1-4 °C

    Unopened vacuum pack 2 weeks Treat pork as you would chicken. It's low fat level makes it more susceptible to bacteria.

    Hygiene
    Always wash your hands before and after you touch fresh meat. Do the same with any chopping boards you use. And make sure you wipe down any surfaces raw meat has been in contact with.

    Safety
    Never let raw meat come into contact with other food in your fridge. And never – ever - let it come into contact with anything you'd eat straight from the fridge like ham, lettuce or cheese.

    Store it separately in the coldest bit of the fridge. Usually the bottom of the fridge near the back.

    Let the air circulate
    All fresh meat - except bacon or anything in a vacuum pack - needs circulating air so as not to spoil. It does much better in the fridge if it's not covered in plastic. So store it in a bowl and cover it with a paper towel or tea towel, well away from ready to eat foodstuffs

  • Freezing

    2-3 months

    Freeze meat as quickly as possible. Most of the damage to your meat is done when it's around the 0°C mark, because that's when the ice crystals are at their largest. These crystals puncture the meat so you lose some of the juices when it thaws.

    Once frozen your biggest problem is air

    Any frozen food in contact with the air will dry out and get freezer burn. So make sure anything you freeze is 100% airtight.

    The slower you thaw your meat the less juice is lost. Defrost it in the fridge.