Sweet glazed pork

Prep: 15 mins Cook: 10 mins (10 mins marinating)


Serves 4
A touch of five spice on everyday ingredients turns an average meal into a family favourite

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily doubled / halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal218
  • fat6g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs10g
  • sugars10g
  • fibre1g
  • protein32g
  • salt0.34g
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  • 2 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
  • 3 tbsp clear honey
  • splash orange juice
  • 4 pork loin steak or chops, trimmed of fat
  • 4 heads bok choi, halved lengthways


  1. Mix the five-spice powder, honey and enough orange juice to loosen, then smear over the chops. Leave to marinate for 10 mins.

  2. Heat grill to medium, then grill the chops for 4-5 mins on each side, basting with any leftover glaze, until cooked through.

  3. Steam the heads of bok choi for 2 mins until wilted. Serve with the pork chops, drizzled with any juices and glaze from the grill pan.

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Comments (11)

megsnb's picture

Delicious! Also goes well with roasted veg and cannelini beans.

rubyroo33's picture

Simple but quick meal for busy mid-week

baronessbelle's picture

Simple and nice!

babyfirefly's picture

This is a very quick and simple dish, which is great to do if you haven't got much time.

loopylady10's picture

I didn't have a lot of honey so I used half honey and half maple syrup - yummy. I used spare rib steaks rather than chops as I find them less dry and the marbling of fat makes them more tender. I imagine the marinade would be nice with a dash of apple juice instead of orange juice, or maybe a spoonful of apple sauce added.

deademofairy's picture

very nice, excellently favoured!

vanessa3338's picture

Quick & simple to prepare using ingredients you'll probably have in the cupboard. Cheers up a boring pork chop & keeps it moist & tender with nice flavours & simple juices. Not amazing enough to do for a dinner party but excellent for mid week dinner. Will def cook this again.

paulasul's picture

This was so easy to make and the flavours are fantastic, another favourite.

patriciaanne's picture

Lovely easy recipe for a weekday supper, will definately have this again.

vickimaybishop's picture

My husband cooked this yesterday and it was yummy. He's not a cook at all, but he found this really quick and easy. He also cook the steak in the oven, not a stand and watch sort of man lol. The steaks were lovely and tender and the kids wanted more. We had mash and veg with it, but think I would of done wild rice with it.

brenda_megan's picture

This was really, really dilicious and so easy. Highly recommended!

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