Pork chops in coconut marinade

Recipe from: 2/1/1992 12:00:00 AM
Ingredients 8
Servings 2


  • 25
  • 1
    lemon, juice
  • 60
    natural yoghurt
  • 1
    small red chilli, finely chopped
  • 1
    garlic clove, crushed
  • 30
    olive oil (or more, if needed)
  • 2
    pork loin chops
  • lemon wedges and fresh coriander leaves to garnish


Place the coconut (soaked in 15 ml boiling water to soften) and strained lemon juice in a small bowl. Cook on MEDIUM for 1 1/2 minutes to melt. Add the yoghurt, chilli, garlic and 15 ml of olive oil, mix well. Place pork chops on a plate and spoon over the marinade. Leave to marinate for at least 30 minutes, turning occasionally. Preheat a microwave browning dish for about 10 minutes on HIGH. Add the remaining olive oil and cook on high for 1 minute. Add the pork chops to the browning dish and turn to seal on both sides. Cook on HIGH for 4 to 6 minutes, turning once. Leave to stand, covered, for 2 minutes before serving. Garnish with lemon wedges and coriander leaves, and serve with baby corn and carrots.

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