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Perky Porky Pigtails

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Category: Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 2 tb Unsalted butter
  • 2 Cloves (large) garlic;
  • -minced
  • 1/2 lb Boneless pork steak; cut 1"
  • -thick; cut in strips 2/3"
  • -long; 1/4" wide
  • 1 tb Caribe (crushed N. New
  • -Mexico hot red chile)
  • 1 lb Dried Fusilli (corkscrew
  • -spaghetti)
  • 1/2 c Unsalted butter
  • 1/2 c Whipping cream
  • 1 c Grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tb Ground California mild red
  • -chile
  • 1/2 c Italian-style pimento-pepper
  • -piccalilli


Melt 2 Tbs butter in heavy skillet; add garlic & cook until just beginning
to turn golden. Add pork strips and cook quickly, turning often, about 5
minutes or until pork begins to turn brown. Sprinkle with caribe and
continue to cook until meat is quite brown and crisp. Remove from skillet;
keep warm on platter in 250-degree oven along with 4-8 serving plates. Cook
pasta following package directions until just tender to bite. Drain well,
return to cooking pan and cover. In skillet used to cook pork, melt 1/2 cup
butter; add cream and 1/2 cup cheese. Cook until bubbly, stirring to free
browned bits from skillet. Stir in ground chile, taste & adjust seasonings.
Drizzle sauce over pasta, add pork and piccalilli and toss gently. Sprinkle
with remaining cheese. Stir until well blended. Serve on warm plates. Makes
8 appetizer or 4 main-dish servings.

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