Apple and pork complement each other so well. Try this recipe in the slow cooker to get the meat extra moist.
- Step 1
Preheat oven to 150C/130C fan-forced.
- Step 2
Heat oil in a large, heavy-based, flame-proof casserole dish over medium-high heat. Add pork. Cook for 8 minutes each side or until browned. Remove from heat.
- Step 3
Add eschalots, fennel and garlic. Pour over cider and stock. Season with salt and pepper. Cover and bake for 2 1/2 hours. Remove from oven, add apple and continue to bake for 1/2 hour or until apple is tender. Stand for 10 minutes.
- Step 4
Slice pork. Sprinkle with thyme. Serve with steamed or mashed potato.