Pork chops with cherry tomatoes

By Drum Digital
11 February 2019


Preparation: 10 min | cooking: 8 min |serves 4

Marinating the pork chops in the sauce will intensify the taste.


1 lemongrass stalk (optional)

2 red chillies, chopped

2 cloves garlic, crushed

125 ml (½ cup) orange juice

30 ml (2 tbsp) brown sugar

15 ml (1 tbsp) malt vinegar

10 ml (2 tsp) oil, extra for drizzling

salt and pepper

4 bone-in pork chops

400 g cherry tomatoes


  • Bash and slice the lemongrass, if using. Put in a bowl with the chillies, garlic, orange juice, sugar, vinegar, oil and salt and pepper.
  • Prick the chops with a fork and coat with the mixture.
  • You can cook them immediately or let them marinate in the sauce for an hour.
  • Preheat a grill or griddle pan and cook the chops for four minutes on each side or until done.
  • Drizzle oil over the tomatoes and grill for five minutes.
  • Serve with the chops.

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