FDNY Firefighter John Sierp's Recipe for "Pork Meatloaf"

January 14, 2010 11:27:35 AM PST
Here's the recipe for pork meatloaf.FDNY Firefighter John Sierp's recipe for "Pork Meatloaf"
Serves: 6

Meatloaf Ingredients:

2 1/4 pounds fresh ground pork
3/4 pound ground beef chuck
3 eggs, beaten
6 garlic cloves, minced
2 teaspoons peeled, freshly grated ginger
1/4 cup chopped canned pineapple with juice
1 teaspoon Sriracha hot sauce
3 teaspoons hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon honey
1/2 cup good soy sauce (Kikkoman or better)
11/2 cups panko bread crumbs (soaked in approximately 1/2 cup milk)
Black pepper to taste

Topping Ingredients:

1 teaspoon honey
1 teaspoon hoisin sauce
2 teaspoons pineapple juice
Pinch of Sriracha hot sauce
4 to 5 canned pineapple rings


Preheat the oven to 365 degrees. Combine all meatloaf ingredients in a bowl. Work with your hands to incorporate all the ingredients. (Do not overwork the meat; this can cause it to become too tough - work just enough to incorporate the ingredients.) Form into a loaf that is approximately 4 inches in diameter.) Place into a flat pan. To make the topping: Stir together all ingredients except pineapple rings. Top the meatloaf with pineapple rings and drizzle with the topping. Bake the meatloaf for 45-50 minutes (35-40 minutes in convection oven), or until the internal temperature of the meat reaches 160 degrees. Allow the meatloaf to rest for approximately 10-15 minutes before slicing. Serve with your favorite potato and vegetable dishes.