Jamie Oliver's pork fillet with feta cheese and prosciutto

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Jamie Oliver's pork fillet with feta cheese and prosciutto
Jamie Oliver's pork fillet with feta cheese and prosciutto

Random recipe review

Just as great with normal ham


Made this with Morrison's ham-offcuts and it was even better than with prosciutto.

Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:291
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:10 minutes
Cook time:15 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:22nd November 2016

I saw Jamie Oliver make this on a recent TV program, it might have been 15 minute meals.

This is my lazy version of a similar recipe. The feta cheese adds a really interesting flavour, sour, almost lemon-like. I only used 150g of pork fillet as that was what was in the freezer. As it was it was plenty for 2 people.

Next time I would try this with a nice ham or very thinly sliced bacon. Prosciutto is probably a bit fiddly for this recipe. jamie made an impression with his thumb to put the cheese in; I found using cocktail sticks meant that you could leave the cheese as photographed here.


Printable 🖨 shopping 🛒 list & 👩‍🍳 method for this recipe


  1. Cut the pork fillet into squares
  2. Spread the pork fillet pieces evenly on a chopping board and cover with a silicone baking mat (or clingfilm) and bash flat with a rolling pin
  3. Measure out your feta cheese and put the pack back in the fridge - it's very easy to get the cheese cross-contaminated in preparing a recipe like this.
  4. Meanwhile gently fry the onions in a little olive oil.
  5. Roughly distribute the cheese on the flattened pork squares - you don't have to be that neat, the cocktail sticks will save the day!
  6. Shake dried oregano and black pepper over the cheese.
  7. Roll up each square in a sheet of prosciutto (or bacon) and pin with a cocktail stick.
  8. Leaving the onions in th epan, place each pice of pork in the pan making sure it contacts the base of the pan.
  9. Pan-fry for about 5 minutes.
  10. Tun over and fry the other side for a further 5 minutes.
  11. Pick the thickest piece of pork to make sure it's properly cooked.
  12. Serve!

Serving suggestions

Serve with mashed potatoes, vegetables and onion gravy.

Recipe source

  • Jamie Oliver TV program


Use thinly sliced streaky bacon instead of prosciutto

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