Pork with tuna sauce

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I like to serve pork a little pink, which isn’t to everyone’s taste. If you prefer your pork cooked through, then add on 20 minutes to the suggested cooking time below
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Preheat an oven to 200°C fan/gas mark 5. If your loin of pork is very fatty, then trim the fat so that you have a 1cm border around the meat
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Pound the garlic clove and thyme leaves in a pestle and mortar until you have a paste. Add 30ml olive oil and season generously with salt and pepper. Rub this all over the pork loin
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Place your loin in a baking dish, fat-side down and put in the oven. Turn the pork over after 20 minutes and cook for a further 25 minutes. The loin should be cooked by this time. To check, place a metal skewer into the centre of the meat and leave for a few seconds. The skewer should feel hot but not burning hot. Allow the pork to cool completely
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While the pork cools, make your sauce. Put the tuna, egg yolk and lemon juice in a food processor. Season with salt and pepper. Turn the processor on and blend until the ingredients become a smooth purée. With the motor still running, slowly drizzle in the remaining olive oil in a thin stream. If the mixture seems a little thick after adding all the oil then add a splash of water. The sauce wants to be roughly the thickness of yoghurt. Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed
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Once the pork is cool, slice it as thinly as possible using a sharp knife. Layer the slices on a large plate or platter. If you have some nice roasting juices from the pork then drizzle a few spoons of this over the pork. Taste a slice and adjust the seasoning appropriately
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Generously slather the tuna sauce over the pork. Drape the anchovies on top and sprinkle over the capers
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