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Chunky Pork Chops with Sage, Garlic & Lemon

  • Serves: 4
  • Marinating time: 2 hrs
  • Cooking Time: 16 mins


  1. Crush together (either using a pestle and mortar, or bowl and wooden spoon) 3 cloves garlic, black pepper and 6 fresh sage leaves, roughly chopped. Add to this 1 lemon, juice and rind and 30ml (2tbsp) olive oil.
  2. Place in a large bowl 4 lean thick pork chops and add the marinade mixture, smear all over the chops, cover and refrigerate for about 2 hours.
  3. Buttery Dip: Add to a small bowl 50g (2oz) butter, juice and rind of ½ lemon, 30ml (2tbsp) Parmesan cheese, grated and 5 fresh sage leaves.
  4. Place in the microwave for about 1 minute or until melted. Stir together. Cook chops on a preheated grill, griddle or Barbecue for 6-8 minutes per side.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with a selection of baby seasonal veg, eg, sugar snap peas, asparagus, baby sweetcorn, baby fennel for dipping - raw or plunged into boiling water, plus a wedge of crusty bread.


Lean thick pork chops


Black pepper



Olive oil



Parmesan cheese