Pork Loin Chops with Grilled Nectarines

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November 9, 2018

Pan fried pork loin with a fresh herb salsa, sweetened with the seasonal flavour of grilled and caramelised apricots.

  • Prep: 25 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Yields: Serves 4-6


8 bone-in pork chops

15ml (1Tbsp) butter

15ml (1Tbsp) Food Lovers Signature Olive oil

8 sprigs of thyme or rosemary

Salt and pepper, to taste

For the grilled nectarines

6 nectarines, halved & stones removed

30ml (2Tbsp) Food Lovers Signature olive oil

15ml (1Tbsp) Food Lovers honey

For the salsa

1 red onion, finely diced

1 small bulb of fennel, finely diced

15 ml (1Tbsp) fennel tops

15ml (1Tbsp) Food Lovers Signature Olive oil

Salt and pepper, to taste


1Season the pork chops with salt and pepper. Heat a large frying pan over medium to high heat. Add the butter and olive oil, when it starts to bubble and brown slightly place the pork chops and herbs in the pan and fry for about 5-6 minutes per side.

2For the grilled nectarines heat a griddle pan over high heat, meanwhile combine the olive oil and honey. Coat the nectarines with the honey mixture and grill for a minute or two to get some colour but not to cook them through.

3For the salsa combine all ingredients and season to taste.