Skillet Orecchiette With Pork and Broccoli

  • Difficulty: Basic
  • 20 minutes
  • 2 servings

Pasta cooks quite quickly, so you can count on it anytime you’re feeling hungry and want to eat right away. For example, this skillet orecchiette with pork and broccoli is ready in about 20 minutes. You’ll practically only have time for 3-4 sips of wine until the meal is ready.

Ingredients Needed for Skillet Orecchiette With Pork and Broccoli

5 ounces of orecchiette
10 ounces of pork tenderloin, sliced
vegetable oil for frying
salt
½ lime
5 broccoli florets, halved
½ teaspoon turmeric
1 chili pepper, sliced

How to Cook Skillet Orecchiette With Pork and Broccoli

  1. Fill a large pot of water, add salt, and bring it to a boil.
  2. Add the orecchiette and cook it according to the instructions on the package. Drain and set them aside.
  3. Heat the vegetable oil in a skillet and start frying the pork tenderloin slices.
  4. Fry the meat for 2 to 3 minutes on the first side. Flip the pork slices over, then add salt and squeeze some lime juice. Cook until the pork pieces are golden brown, for 1 to 2 minutes. Make sure no pink juices remain and cook more if it’s needed.
  5. Take another skillet and heat about 1 teaspoon of vegetable oil in it.
  6. Add the broccoli florets, cooked orecchiette, turmeric, chili pepper, and salt. Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  7. Add the pork slices and stir again.

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