Recipe for a Sumptuous Meal With Red Wine
You can always enjoy your own meal at home and have that 5-star restaurant effect when you have a glass of red wine to go with your meal. Red wine has always been spoken of as a good meal companion especially when you are having meat for dinner. It is not only known to make your food have a distinct taste while eating. It also gives you that health benefit that aids your digestion of that meat and other food that go with your meal.
Choose a recipe that you and your family will have fun while cooking and eating it afterwards, with red wine, of course. Try this recipe for a sumptuous meal with this wine and share it at a family gathering:
Lemon Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Prawns
1 Aï¿½ pounds whole pork tenderloin
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons grated lemon peel
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Aï¿½ teaspoon white pepper
Aï¿½ teaspoon salt
12 pieces medium-sized prawns, peeled and deveined
Aï¿½ cup dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked in water
Oil for frying mushrooms
4 hard boiled eggs, quartered
4 tablespoons honey
4 tablespoons crushed peanuts or any nuts
1. Prepare grill. Cut pork lengthwise in half, rub with grated lime peel, black and white pepper, and salt.
2. Place pork on hot grill rack and cook 15 minutes or until browned and lightly pink in the center. Turn over once and grill 10 minutes or till sides are browned. Remove from grill to cutting board.
3. Slice pork. Place on platter lightly sprinkled with 2 tablespoons honey and 1 tablespoon lemon juice.
4. For prawns, grill lightly each prawn. When done, arrange on top of the sliced pork.
5. Next, drain shiitake mushrooms. Slice thinly then fry till crisp. Remove from pan and toss with some salt.
6. Top the fried shiitake on the pork and prawns.
7. Arrange the quartered eggs around the platter.
8. Lastly, sprinkle the crushed nuts and top the remaining lemon juice and honey on the entire pork and prawn surface.
Serve this sumptuous dish with your favorite red wine. The drink will add flavor to every ingredient in this dish. As you can see, various food types are mixed here, from the pork to the prawns, then shifting to the Asian shiitake to its nutty hint of topping. The aroma of the wine will also lend to the variety of the senses you will experience with this dish.