Pork Patties with Apples - made with ground pork and bacon and topped with maple syrup caramelized apples.
500gms– 1.1 lbs. pork mince
2rindless bacon rashersfinely chopped
1garlic clovefinely chopped
50gms– 3 tbsp butter
1tbspextra virgin olive oil
3small green applespeeled and sliced
1 ½tbspmaple syrup
Salt to taste
Cook the bacon, onion and garlic in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally until the bacon is browned and the onion is soft. Let it cool down.
Combine the mince, breadcrumbs, egg, Worcestershire Sauce, and chopped sage. Add the bacon mixture and season with salt. Using your hands, mix till well combined.
Shape it into 8 patties and set aside.
Heat the oil in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Cook the patties, in batches, for 4-5 minutes on each side, or until cooked through. Transfer to a warm plate and cover with foil to keep them warm.
Heat the butter in a non-stick frying pan over medium heat. Add the sliced apples, drizzle with maple syrup and cook for 5-6 minutes, turning halfway through the cooking time. Scatter with the extra sage leaves and cook for another minute.