Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Golden Pork Chops


Pork is really tasty and flavorful meat for those who eat it. It is not as diverse as chicken but still can be prepared in many different ways.

Today we give you a sumptuous Jamaican Pork Chops recipe for your summer cookouts. Check it out below.

Preparation time: 20m
Cooking time: 40m


  • 1 sprig(s) thyme
  • 1/2 cup(s) soy sauce
  • 1 cup(s) Tomato Ketchup
  • 1/2 cup(s) Vegetable Oil
  • 4 whole pimento berries
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon(s) ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon(s) raisins
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) scotch bonnet pepper,chopped
  • 1 cup(s) hot water
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 1 stalk(s) escallion, chopped
  • 8 whole pork chops
  • 1 cup(s) orange juice
  • 1 medium onion, chopped


Clean pork chops and season with soy sauce, half the ginger, salt, and chopped onion. Cover and allow to marinate in the refrigerator for two hours.

Heat Vegetable Oil in a large skillet and use to brown pork chops on each side.

Remove pork chops from skillet and set aside. Drain about half of the oil from the skillet. Return to the flame and use to saute the remaining ginger, scotch bonnet pepper, scallion, thyme, and pimento berries.

De-glaze the pot with hot water, then return the pork chops to the skillet. Add orange juice and allow to cook until tender.

Mix in the Tomato Ketchup and the raisins and simmer for a further 5 minutes.

TO SERVE: Serve with slices of Roasted Sweet Potato and a tossed vegetable salad. Garnish with orange slices.

De-glaze – To add a liquid such as wine or stock to loosen food particles stuck to the bottom of the pan.
Saute – To fry briefly over high heat.



Recipe of the Day: Golden Pork Chops | ReCaFo |Real Caribbean Food.


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