Barbecued sticky Chinese pork chops

Barbecued sticky Chinese pork chops

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Cooking time

Prep: 30 mins Cook: 15 mins Plus marinating

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Easily halved or doubled

Give chops an oriental kick with this easy, sticky marinade

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
438
protein
31g
carbs
14g
fat
29g
saturates
10g
fibre
1g
sugar
12g
salt
1.55g

Ingredients

  • 4 pork chops

For the marinade

  • 1 tsp five-spice powder
  • ½ tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp each soy sauce, brown sugar, honey
  • 1 tsp dry sherry, or Shaohsing rice wine
  • thumb-sized piece ginger, grated
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

For the salad

  • 2 tsp fish sauce
  • juice 2 limes
  • 2 tsp soft brown sugar
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 red chilli, thinly sliced
  • 1 cucumber, halved lengthways, then sliced
  • small bunch mint, roughly chopped
  • 50g roasted peanuts, chopped

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Method

  1. Make marinade by mixing ingredients together. Put chops in a shallow bowl or tray, pour marinade over, turning chops to make sure they are coated all over, and leave to stand for at least 30 mins.
  2. To make salad, put the fish sauce, lime juice and 1 tbsp water into a small bowl, add the sugar, then mix until dissolved. Stir in shallot and chilli. Put cucumber in a serving dish, sprinkle mint over, pour dressing over and scatter with peanuts.
  3. Heat the barbecue or griddle pan and cook chops on each side for 4-5 mins, until cooked. Serve with cucumber salad.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, July 2011

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jhimbo's picture

My Girlfriend cooked this for me last night. I'm glad she did, as it was very nice.
Would gladly have this again.

itybity's picture
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i used a bird eye chilli, poured the marinade into the pan with chops and added some mixed leaves and new totts, delicious and would defo make again :)

lmouat's picture

Mmmph! I was hungry, so I ate it but I wouldn't rush to make it again. It was dinner, pure and simple and nothing to get excited about.

lsultanas's picture
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Only made the pork from this recipe and it was super!! Really intense and delicious flavours. Will be making again....

efreemondo's picture
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We made these chops and added a small chilli into the marinade to give it an extra kick! And we had it with a regular salad and some new potatoes. Would defo have it again =]

jakethe1inchsnake's picture
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my boyfriend loves it!! yummy yummy...so's the food!

jakethe1inchsnake's picture
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what do you call a pig that knows karate?

Pork chop!! lol!

jakethe1inchsnake's picture
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Pork chops hard...not impressed!

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