Baked pork chops with orange-olive paste

Baked pork chops with orange-olive paste

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  • 2-3
  • Easy
  • Dairy free Fat conscious
  • 10 minutes
  • 15 minutes
  • Steenberg Merlot 2012


  • 500 g pork chops, trimmed
  • Olive oil
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • Rocket, to garnish
  • Sautéed potatoes, for serving
  • Steamed broccoli, for serving
  • For the topping, pound together:
  • 70 g pitted green olives
  • 1 orange, zested
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • ½ t honey
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Cooking Instructions

1 Preheat the oven to 200°C.

2 Fry the chops fat side down until browned, then sear on both sides.

3 Place in an oiled baking pan and spread with the topping.

4 Spoon over the orange juice.

5 Bake for 8 minutes, or until just cooked and still moist.

6 Garnish with rocket and serve with the sautéed potatoes and broccoli.

Phillippa Cheifitz Recipe by: Phillippa Cheifitz
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Regular TASTE contributor Phillippa is a well-known South African author and food writer, and has won many awards, both for her magazine features and her cookbooks.

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