Lemon Pork Chops Recipe
a great satisfying meal under 400 calories. Great for weight watchers
or as a full meal for the whole family that tastes delicious, our easy
Lemon Pork Chops recipe can be prepared in around 30 minutes.
Follow the directions below and you can't go wrong. This recipe does
need you to make a marinade so allow time to prepare the marinade
and then soak the pork chops prior to cooking. 30 minutes in the marinade
is enough to get the lovely taste right through the pork meat. Of
course it will taste even better with a longer time in the marinade.
2 tbsp extra virgin
1 tsp dried oregano
4 loin pork chops
1 Lebanese cucumber
100g low fat feta
1/2 cup black olives
2 cups rocket leaves
1 medium avocado
Juice the lemon into
Finely grate the
lemon peel and add to bowl
Add olive oil and
- Mix together and add pork chops
- Leave pork chops in bowl for at least 30 minutes, turning once or
Hint: Before adding pork chops to the marinade, take a few spoonfuls
off and save as a salad dressing
- Dice tomatoes
- Dice cucumber
- Thinly slice onion
- Dice feta
- Slice avocado
- Add rocket leaves and olives
- Toss all salad ingredients together
Optional - Sprinkle an extra tsp of olive oil over the salad
if you want a light dressing or use that saved from the marinade
Hint: Substitute rocket leaves for your favorite lettuce or
add a real touch of the Mediterranean by using flat parsley leaves.
Either grill, bbq or pan fry the pork chops remembering that pork must
always be thoroughly cooked for health reasons. The olive oil in the
marinade will be sufficient cooking oil.
Serve the finished pork chops with the Greek Salad. This is as good
as going to a restaurant for dinner. Delicious!
Serves 4. Approx calories 300 per serve.