Pork Chops with Mango Salsa and Spinach

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  Pork Chops with Mango Salsa and Spinach

 This recipe is really quick to prepare and cook and perfect for a tasty evening meal for you and your family.  The mango and chilli in the salsa compliment the natural flavour of the pork. 

Pork Chops with Mango Salsa and Spinach

Serves 4 

Cooking time:


  • 4 pork chops, well trimmed
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • 1 tablesp. honey
  • Grated rind and juice of 1 lemon
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 2 tablesp. fish sauce
  • 1 tablesp. olive oil


  • 1 large mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 red chilli, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 2 scallions, finely sliced
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tablesp. olive oil

Stir-fried Spinach

  • A little oil
  • 1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and cut into strips
  • 500g spinach, washed and tough stalks removed

To Cook

Combine all the marinade ingredients. Place the chops in a dish and pour over the marinade. If you have time allow the chops to marinate for 15-20 minutes.

Meanwhile to make the salsa combine all the ingredients in a bowl, season and taste.

Preheat the grill or barbecue. Cook the pork chops for three to four minutes on each side, depending on thickness.

While the chops are cooking heat a little oil in a wok or large frying pan. Add the garlic and red pepper and stir-fry for a minute. Then add in the spinach and stir-fry until it begins to wilt.

Serve the chops with the mango salsa, stir-fried spinach and baked potatoes.

Serving Suggestions

Baked potatoes

Nutritional Analysis per Serving

Protein: 29g 

Carbohydrates: 53g 

Fat: 31g 

Iron: 4.0mg 

Energy: 632kcal