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How to slow cook pork steaks in the oven

Pork steaks are also called blade steaks, which are sliced from the shoulder blade of a pig. This cut of meat contains a significant amount of fat, which keeps it moist, but it is from an active muscle, which can make it tougher than other cuts of pork. Pork steaks are generally slow-cooked to release fat from the meat and to ensure its tenderness. By baking pork steaks in the oven, you can slow cook them until juicy and tender.

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  1. Cover a 9-inch-by-13-inch pan with foil, and preheat your oven to 177 degrees Celsius. Lay four pork steaks down on the pan.

  2. Sprinkle 2 tsp salt and 2 tsp pepper on both sides of the pork steaks. Pour 2 tbsp red wine vinegar evenly over the steaks. Place the four apples, cored and diced, on top of them with the 1/2 cup brown sugar.

  3. Seal the steaks with foil.

  4. Cook the steaks in the oven for about one hour or until they are tender and cooked through.

  5. Tip

    Experiment with other spices for your oven-baked pork steaks. Pork steaks can also be grilled or cooked on the hob.

    Warning

    Use oven gloves when handling hot pans and baking trays.

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Things You'll Need

  • Foil
  • Pan, 9 inches by 13 inches
  • 4 Granny Smith apples, cored and diced
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp pepper
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar

About the Author

Charong Chow has been writing professionally since 1995. Her work has appeared in magazines such as "Zing" and "Ocean Drive." Chow graduated from the University of Miami with a Bachelor of Arts in philosophy. She also received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the California Institute of the Arts.

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