Pork chops with fruity red cabbage

Pork chops with fruity red cabbage

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(14 ratings)

Prep: 10 mins Cook: 35 mins


Serves 4
A hearty pork dish that's full of flavour

Nutrition and extra info

  • Easily halved

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal509
  • fat32g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs32g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre5g
  • protein26g
  • salt0.3g
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  • 2 large or baking potatoes, cut into thin wedges
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • ½ red cabbage (approx 350g/12oz), core removed and finely sliced



    The cabbage, or brassica, family is huge, and includes everything from the familiar red, white…

  • 1 onion, halved and sliced



    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 tbsp cranberry sauce


    A tart, ruby-red coloured berry which grows wild on shrubs throughout northern Europe and North…

  • 1 apple, peeled, cored and chopped



    Grown in temperate regions, apples are one of the most widely cultivated tree fruits. There are…

  • 2 tsp wholegrain mustard
  • 4 pork loin chops, approx 140g/5oz each



    One of the most versatile types of meat, pork is economical, tender if cooked correctly, and…


  1. Heat oven to fan 200/fan 180C/gas 6. Put the potato wedges in a large roasting tray and toss in 1 tbsp of the oil. Roast for 10 mins until golden.

  2. Meanwhile, heat the rest of the oil in a wok or large pan and tip in the red cabbage and onion. Stir-fry for 5 mins then stir in the cranberry sauce, apple and 4 tbsp water. Cover with a lid and leave to cook for 10-15 mins, depending on how thinly you shredded the cabbage.

  3. Spread the mustard over the top of the chops and add to the roasting tray. Roast for another 15 mins until the chops are browned and cooked through. Season the cabbage to taste and serve with the mustardy pork chops and potato wedges.

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jadedermody's picture
1st Nov, 2016
Yummy! Did exactly as written and it was great
howzy64's picture
24th Feb, 2013
Overall a good combination and easy to adapt. However, no chance of cooking this in the time suggested. Raw potato wedges need much longer than 10mins. I always use red onion with red cabbage and added a tbsp of balsamic vinegar and a heaped desert spoon of soft brown sugar to the cabbage. Uncover the cabbage once softened to allow some of the liquid to evaporate and flavours to intensify.
4th Feb, 2013
Easy but cabbage wasn't very flavorful. I used three tbls of c'berries. Also cabbage took quit a bit longer to cook
30th Aug, 2012
Chops were nice with the mustard one, that I will do again but the "fruity" cabbage was not as expected. Mlurh, wont be cooking it again.
heatherjdw's picture
21st Jul, 2012
Will become a frequent meal. Needed a bit more cranberry in cabbage, still very good.
19th May, 2012
now a regular meal in my house
4th Dec, 2011
this is a lovely way to have red cabbage its a bit like having a chutney to go with the meat will definatly make it again
23rd Sep, 2011
I just cooked this and LOVED IT!! very easy to prepare as well, another thumbs up from my boyfriend. He usually hates red cabbage and onions on there own, but the combination of flavors he actually shocked me by asking for more :) On the whole brilliant
5th Sep, 2011
Simply and tasty - even my children ate it without complaint! Will definitely make again.
10th Apr, 2011
Nice flavours and easy!


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