Leftover pork recipes: Easy ways to use up leftover roast pork

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  • Got leftover pork from your Sunday roast? Avoid food waste and make it into another meal with one of our easy leftover pork recipes.

    Especially when you’re using recipes to make roast dinner for lots of people, it’s easy to make a little too much and have leftover pork. Although it’s not one of the most common options for a Sunday roast, with many of us preferring other classics like chicken, beef and lamb, as a nation we still eat a lot of it.

    So we’ve rounded up some of our favourite leftover roast pork recipes to ensure that none of that delicious meat is wasted. Use it to make another meal, like pork curry or meaty potato salad, kebabs or steaks. There are so many way to transform your pork leftovers into new, tasty and nutritious meals.

    Whether you’ve gone for a large joint of pork or a few pork chops, whatever you have left of can be used again with our tempting leftover pork recipes that will save you cooking from scratch again.

    When it comes to re-heating your cooked pork, make sure it’s piping hot before serving. Cooked pork can be wrapped and stored in the fridge for up to 3 days, or it can be frozen for up to 3 months. It’s best shredded or cut into strips so it defrosts quicker.

    Our favourite way to use up leftover pork is to incorporate it into new, exciting Chinese recipes that you can make at home. Pork stir-fry is one of the easiest, as you’re also likely to have many of the ingredients in your store cupboard already.

    Looking for more great recipes to use up Sunday roast leftovers? We’ve also got great ideas to use up leftover chicken and leftover beef. Similar to pork, there are so many different meals you can make these meats, as they’re so versatile and don’t go off straight away.