Grilled Pork Chops with Chinese Spices and Bok Choy

Grilled Pork Chops with Chinese Spices and Bok Choy

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Turmeric is truly a magical ingredient containing anti-inflammatory properties reducing pain associated with inflammation and also promotes weight loss. It is protective against atherosclerosis andĀ also cancer. Other foods that contain anti-inflammatory properties are leafy green vegetables such as bok choy. This dish not only tastes good but has medicinal properties.

Serves : 4

Time Taken: 30 minutes


  • 4 x 100gm lean pork chops
  • 2 bunches bok choy, cut into small lengths
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic crushed
  • For the seasoning mixture:
  • 1 tsp five spice powder
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp cumin powder


  1. Lay the pork chops on a large plate or tray.
  2. Combine the seasoning mixture in a small bowl, mixing well.
  3. Sprinkle half the seasoning mixture evenly over both sides of the pork chops.
  4. Refrigerate for at least 10 minutes. If you have more time, refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.
  5. Heat a grill pan to medium heat. Grill pan the chops on each side for 8 minutes.
  6. Remove and let them sit for a further 8 minutes before serving.
  7. While pork is resting, add olive oil, and garlic into wok.
  8. Stir fry the bok choy for 5-6 minutes
  9. Serve pork immediately with bok choy