Sauteing Basics

1. Heat a small amount of oil in a large heavy skillet over a medium-high heat.

2. Place Pork in skillet; do not cover.

3. Cook pork uncovered, turning occasionally. For stir-frying, cook over high heat, stirring constantly.

Recommended Cuts

Ribeye (Rib) Pork Chop                           ¾ inch thick                             8-12 minutes.
Blade Pork Steak                                      ¾ inch thick                            10-16 minutes
Cutlets                                                        ½ inch thick                            3-4 minutes.
Ground Pork Patties                                 ½ inch thick                           8-11 minutes.
Tenderloin Medallions                             ¼ – ½ inch thick                     4 – 8 minutes.

Cooking Tips

Use tongs or a spatula instead of a fork when placing pieces in the pan or when turning. Piercing meat with a fork allows juices to escape.

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