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January 24th, 2012, 06:20 AM
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Week 4: Pan Frying

PAN FRIED PORK MEDALLIONS WITH PORT
WINE AND CANTALOUPE

Read more about it at Cooks.com - Recipe - Pan Fried Pork Medallions With Port Wine And Cantaloupe
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1 lb. pork loin
1/2 c. port wine
1/2 c. cantaloupe, chopped
2 shallots, chopped
1 c. chicken stock or veal stock
Salt and pepper to taste
Some flour
1/2 c. oil

Trim the fat off the pork and slice into 1/8-inch thick slices. Season with salt and pepper and lightly coat with flour. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Fry a few at a time for a few seconds on each side. Transfer to a large platter after all pork is cooked.
Add the shallots and cantaloupe. Stir for a few seconds. Deglaze with port wine. Add the stock and let reduce to half its volume. Adjust seasoning and pour over the pork. Serve immediately.


PAN FRIED RAVIOLI AND ESCAROLE OR
SPINACH

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1 lg. egg
1/2 c. bread crumbs
1 (13 oz.) pkg. frozen ravioli
4 tbsp. oil
1 sm. head escarole or spinach (about 4 c.)
1 lg. garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp. salt
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 (8 oz.) can whole tomatoes

Dip ravioli in egg and bread crumbs. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in 12-inch skillet. Add ravioli and cook 2-3 minutes each side until brown. Remove from pan and keep warm.
In same skillet, heat remaining oil. Add escarole or spinach, garlic, salt, and pepper. Cook about 3 minutes. Stir frequently. Add tomatoes with their own liquid, breaking them up as they cook, about 3 minutes. Return ravioli and heat through. Then serve.

PAN FRIED APPLE WEDGES

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2 red cooking apples, cored
2 tbsp. butter
1/2 c. apple jelly

Cut apples into 1/2 inch thick wedges. In 12-inch skillet over medium heat, in hot butter, cook apple wedges. Turn once. Stir in apple jelly; heat. Serve with pancakes.


FRY PAN TOASTWICHES

Read more about it at Cooks.com - Recipe - Fry Pan Toastwiches
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1 (12 oz.) can corned beef
1 c. shredded American cheese
1 tbsp. shredded onion
3/4 c. evaporated milk
12 slices bread
1/4 c. mayonnaise
2 tbsp. butter
Prepared mustard
1/2 c. pickles
2 eggs

Preheat unit on medium high heat testing. Mix beef, cheese, mayonnaise, onion and pickles together. Spread bread lightly with mustard. Spoon mixture on 6 slices and top with remaining slices. Melt butter in preheated unit. Beat eggs lightly in flat unit. Add milk and mix. Dip both sides of sandwiches into egg and milk mixture. Grill on both sides or until brown to taste.


PAN FRIED CUCUMBERS

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3 cucumbers, sliced but not peeled
2 tbsp. butter
Salt and pepper to taste

Heat the butter in skillet over medium heat. Add the cucumber slices and fry until almost tender. Season with salt and pepper. Watch the heat level as you do not want to burn the butter.
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