Pork is endlessly versatile, which makes it the perfect protein choice for everything from a quick weeknight meal to a memorable family lunch. Here are some of our favourite recipes that celebrate this delicious meat.
7 pork recipes to jazz up your weeknights
Thanks to a double dose of pork, this dish is packed with flavour! The Brussels sprouts pair particularly well with the smoky bacon.
Enjoy the last of the cool winter evenings with this hearty dish. The soft, gelatinous trotters are simply sublime in a rich tomato gravy.
For an Asian-inspired dinner, pair thick-cut pork rashers cooked in five-spice powder and Chinese BBQ sauce with steamed rice and coleslaw.
A creamy mushroom sauce is a no-brainer with pork loin chops. This dish is so easy to make, it’s bound to become a fast family favourite.
This dish uses pantry and freezer staples, making it one you’ll definitely want on rotation in your household. Tip: make it the day before to allow the flavours to develop.
Pork and pineapple are a classic pairing, but here it gets an upgrade with a sweet pineapple glaze and zingy salsa.
Mexican-inspired tacos always make for a fun family meal. Make the filling and allow everyone to assemble their own taco with pork stir-fry, nuts and herbs.
Make Sunday lunch unforgettable with these 4 pork recipes
Serve sliced pork fillet with garlicky mash, steamed vegetables and a classic brandy-and-mustard cream sauce for an easy yet impressive meal.
This dish looks as good as it tastes! The marmalade and caramelised naartjies provide a delicious contrasting sweet and bitter flavour that’s hard to beat.
Left to simmer for at least 1½ hours, pork shanks are allowed to absorb all the spicy flavours, creating a hearty dish. Make this dish a few days ahead and leave it in the fridge if you want the pork shanks to be infused with even more flavour.
Leg of pork is seriously elevated by the addition of a crunchy, flavour-packed stuffing. Dates provide a lovely sweetness, while walnuts add texture.
Looking for more recipe inspiration? Head to the SA Pork website.