Pork chops in oyster sauce

This recipe is quick and easy to prepare when entertaining unexpected guests.
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Recipe from: 15 October 2015
Preparation time: 30 min
Cooking time: 25 min


  • 15
    sunflower oil
  • 4-6
    pork chops, defrosted
  • 10
    sesame oil (or sunflower oil)
  • 1
    small bunch spring onions, sliced
  • 2
    garlic, crushed
  • 2
    Chinese five-spice powder
  • 2
    Sichuan peppercorns (optional)
  • 125
    oyster sauce
  • 30
    dry sherry
  • 1
    packet tenderstem broccoli, sliced
  • 1
    red or yellow pepper, seeded and sliced
  • Chinese noodles, to serve
  • Toasted sesame seeds, to garnish
Servings: Change Serving


Heat the sunflower oil and fry the pork chops over a high heat until browned. Remove the chops from the pan and set aside.

Add the sesame oil to the pan and add the spring onions, garlic, five-spice powder and Sichuan pepper and stir-fry for a minute. Add the oyster sauce, sherry, broccoli, sweet pepper and 30 to 50ml water and stir-fry and simmer for five minutes, until the broccoli is tender.

Add the pork chops to the pan and heat through. Serve on a bed of cooked noodles. To garnish, sprinkle with the toasted sesame seeds.

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