Pork Loin Chops with Grilled Nectarines

Pan fried pork loin with a fresh herb salsa, sweetened with the seasonal flavour of grilled and caramelised apricots.

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Cooking Methods

  • Cooking
  • Grilling

Serves

4

Prep Time

25 minutes

Cooking Time

15 minutes

Ingredients

Pork Chops

    8 bone-in pork chops
    15ml (1Tbsp) butter
    15ml (1Tbsp) Food Lovers Signature Olive oil
    8 sprigs of thyme or rosemary
    Salt and pepper, to taste

For the grilled nectarines

    6 nectarines, halved & stones removed
    30ml (2Tbsp) Food Lovers Signature olive oil
    15ml (1Tbsp) Food Lovers honey

For the salsa

    1 red onion, finely diced
    1 small bulb of fennel, finely diced
    15 ml (1Tbsp) fennel tops
    15ml (1Tbsp) Food Lovers Signature Olive oil
    Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

Pork Chops

    Season the pork chops with salt and pepper.
    Heat a large frying pan over medium to high heat.
    Add the butter and olive oil, when it starts to bubble and brown slightly place the pork chops and herbs in the pan and fry for about 5-6 minutes per side.


For the grilled nectarines

    For the grilled nectarines heat a griddle pan over high heat, meanwhile combine the olive oil and honey.
    Coat the nectarines with the honey mixture and grill for a minute or two to get some colour but not to cook them through.

For the salsa

    For the salsa combine all ingredients and season to taste.
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