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Madrid Style Pork (Cerdo a la Madrileña)

This delicious mixture of herbs and spices will warm up ordinary pork fillets and is an exciting change. It is easy to prepare as the ingredients do all the work for you!

You will need (serves 4-6):

6-8 Pork fillets or pork chops
8 cloves garlic
handfull parsley, chopped
half teaspoon thyme
half teaspoon sweet paprika (you can substitute for hot paprika, for added bite)
1 bay leaf
100ml extra virgin olive oil
salt and pepper to season

How to cook:

1. In a large shallow dish or baking tray, place the olive oil, garlic, parsley, thyme, paprika, bay leaf, salt and pepper. Mix well.

2. Place the pork fillets in the tray with the marinade and leave them in the fridge for 2-3 hours, turning frequently.

3. When marinaded, place the pork onto an oven tray adding any remaining marinade and cook on a low to moderate oven for about 40 minutes.
4. Serve with boiled potatoes and seasonal vegetables.