As Aussies, we all love a good pork roast, and chances are, you’re used to having a few leftovers hanging about in the fridge after the weekly family get together. In this post, we share five tasty tips for using up those bits and pieces that should never end up in the bin!
Use your leftover Roast Pork to create:
- Pork Fajitas - this mid-week favourite takes just minutes to whip up - stir-fry your leftover roast pork meat in a wok or large pan, add a dash of oil and fajita spices and a handful of mixed veggies - and you’ve got yourself a delicious fajitas mix – ready to wrap or roll!
- Pork Curry - a handful of spice, a jar of curry paste, tub of natural yoghurt or coconut milk, some veggies, your leftover pork chopped up, and voila, a brand new Pork dish! Serve with rice and you’re good to go!
- Breaded Pork - leftover chunks of pork are perfect for covering in breadcrumbs and frying up. Grab some crumbs from Woollies (or use any leftover bread hanging around), add a little seasoning and fry in a drizzle of oil for a quick crunchy treat.
- Bubble and Squeak – You can add almost anything to this traditional favourite. The main ingredients are potato and cabbage, but carrots, peas, Brussels sprouts, or any other leftover vegetable can be used. It’s also a great idea to throw in any leftover pork (if there is any). Chopped leftover veggies and pork are fried together in a pan with mashed potatoes until the mixture is well-cooked and brown on the sides – delicious!
- Potato Salad - don’t let leftover roast potatoes go to waste - turn it into a light and refreshing Potato salad! Cut into cubes and add some finely shopped pickles and mint for a bit of extra zing. You can even use light yoghurt or mayonnaise for a low fat option. Note: Cooked pork can be wrapped and stored in the fridge for up to 3 days. Make sure your leftovers are piping hot before serving!
Note: Cooked pork can be wrapped and stored in the fridge for up to 3 days. Make sure your leftovers are piping hot before serving!