• 1 pork filet, about 1 lb.
  • Olive oil extra
  • 1 clove large of garlic
  • 1 large chilli pepper, seeds removed
  • Grated rind of ½ lemon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • Small bunch of coriander, chopped
  • 2 sprigs mint, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


Mince the garlic and chilli pepper and mix with the salt, lemon rind, coriander, mint, cumin, lemon juice and olive oil. In a heavy skillet brown the pork filet on all sides in a little olive oil. Spread half of the herb mixture over the pork filet and bake in the oven for 25 minutes at 400° F (200° C)

Remove from oven, cover and let the meat rest for 10-15 minutes before slicing and serving with scalloped potatoes or cous cous.


Pork filet is a lean, tender piece of meat which is best when juicy and tender. Be sure to let the meat rest before you serve it and you will enjoy the tasty herbs and spices which compliment this filet.

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