Thai Ginger-Garlic Grilled Pork Chops

With Kaffir Lime and Cucumber Relish

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 6 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Soy

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

You know limes, but do you know their bumpy, slightly astringent cousin, the Kaffir Lime? Well, prepare to become deliciously acquainted via this dish that features juicy bone-in pork chops with aromatic Kaffir lime leaves and crave-worthy Thai flavors. Cooled down with a sweet cucumber relish, your taste buds will be so occupied feeling awesome that you'll scarcely realize that this dish is both low-calorie and low-carb.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 English Cucumber
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 4 Cilantro Sprigs
  • 2 Bone-in Pork Chop
  • 1 tsp. Ground Kaffir Lime Leaves
  • 1 tsp. Chopped Ginger
  • Info
    ⅓ fl. oz. Soy Sauce - Gluten-Free
  • 2 fl. oz. Rice Vinegar
  • 1 oz. Light Brown Sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. Sambal
  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    492
  • Carbohydrates
    27g
  • Fat
    23g
  • Protein
    44g
  • Sodium
    445mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Cooking Spray
  • 2 Mixing Bowls
  • 1 Grill Pan or Outdoor Grill
  • Step 1 - Prepare the Ingredients
    1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Throughly rinse produce and pat dry. Mince garlic Using a vegetable peeler, peel cucumber. Slice cucumber into ¼" rounds. Thinly julienne red onion (cut into thin strips). Stem and roughly chop cilantro. Rinse pork chops and pat dry.

  • Step 2 - Marinate the Chops
    2

    Marinate the Chops

    In a clean mixing bowl, combine the ground Kaffir lime leaves to taste (this can be a bit aromatic for some people), half the garlic, ginger, soy sauce, 2 tsp. olive oil, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Season the chops with a pinch of salt and pepper and then rub them with the marinade. Allow to sit for 10-15 minutes before cooking.

  • Step 3 - Prepare the Relish
    3

    Prepare the Relish

    In a large mixing bowl, combine the remaining garlic, rice vinegar, brown sugar, Sambal to taste (reserving a bit for plating), cilantro (reserving a pinch for garnish), red onion, and cucumber slices. Mix well. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Place in refrigerator for 10 minutes to chill before serving.

  • Step 4 - Cook the Chops
    4

    Cook the Chops

    Heat an outdoor grill, grill pan, or medium pan over medium-high heat and spray surface with cooking spray to prevent sticking.Place the chops on the grill and cook on each side for 5-6 minutes, or until golden brown and firm to the touch and internal temperature reaches 145 degrees. Let rest for five minutes.

  • Step 5 - Plate the Dish
    5

    Plate the Dish

    Compose a pile of cucumber relish on a plate. Rest a pork chop against the relish. Garnish with remaining Sambal and cilantro.