Pork Koftas with apricot & ginger


These pork koftas are a delicious option to mix up your midweek meals! They burst with flavour, and the Asian spice mix complements the pork superbly.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 finely chopped garlic clove
  • 1tspsalt
  • Half tsp white pepper
  • Half tsp star anise
  • 500g pork mince
  • 5cm piece of finely grated fresh ginger root
  • 20 finely chopped dried Turkish Apricots
  • 3 tbsp chopped fresh parsley
  • 100 ml full cream natural yoghurt, mixed with 2 tbsp chopped fresh parsley and 1 tbsp lemon juice, to serve


1. Heat the oven to 200°C 2. Heat the oil over moderate heat in a pan, and fry the onion and garlic until the onion is translucent 3. Tip the cooked onion & garlic into a mixing bowl, and mix with the remaining ingredients 4. Divide the mixture into four, and mould each around a skewer 5. Place skewers in a greased oven dish and cook for 20 mins 6. Serve with yoghurt dressing and flavoured fried rice or toasted flatbread
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