Pork in red wine with coriander seeds – Afelia – Αφέλια10 comments May 3rd, 2010 | By Tobias | Category: Meat and Poultry, Recipes
Afelia – Αφέλια – is a traditional Cypriot dish. The coriander seeds give the pork an interesting flavour, the red wine softens the meat. It can be served with rice or Bulgur. Traditionally small potatoes are deep fried and mixed with the dish.
Preparation time: 15 minutes + marinate over night
cooking time: 1,5 hours
- 1 kilo of pork shoulder without the bone
- 2 glas of good red wine
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 5 table spoons of coriander seeds
- 2 bay leafs
- some olive oil
- salt and pepper
Remove all possible fat from the meat. Cut the meat into large cubes, then put it into a bowl. Marinate with red wine over night.
Remove the meat from the marinade and fry it in a pot with some olive oil. Add the diced garlic and the seeds. Once you can smell the garlic well add the marinade and a cup of water. Add the bay leafs and cover the pot to boil. Let it simmer on low heat for one hour. Then remove the lid to reduce the liquid for an additional 30 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and serve.