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Afelia (Cypriot Braised Pork)

Pork marinated and braised in red wine and coriander seeds. A delicious dish from the island of Cyprus.
Afelia (Cypriot Braised Pork)

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Servings: 4
Total Time: 4 hours
Recipe by: Frankie


2 to 2 1/2 lbs pork shoulder cut in cubes
3 TBSP freshly crushed coriander seeds
2 cups red wine
3 TBSP olive oil
salt and pepper


1. In a large bowl stir together the pork, coriander seeds, and wine. Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.

2. Pour the pork and marinade into a dutch oven and bring to a boil over high heat.

3. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, for about 1 hour or until most of the liquid has evaporated.

4. Add the oil to the pot along with salt and pepper to taste.

5. Stir and cook for another 5 more minutes.


This dish goes great with rice and/or sauteed cabbage.

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