Pork chops with rhubarb, apple and ginger chutney


1 large onion

4 sticks rhubarb

1 cooking apple

1 clove garlic

1.25cm root ginger

150ml apple juice

2 x 15ml spoon dark brown sugar

4 lean thick pork chops or steaks


Chopping board, vegetable knife, vegetable peeler, garlic press, grater, tongs, oven gloves, small saucepan with lid, mixing spoon


1. Prepare the ingredients:
• peel and chop the onion into thick slices;
• cut the rhubarb into large chunks;
• peel, core and slice the apple;
• peel and crush the garlic;
• peel and grate the root ginger.
2. Pre-heat the grill.
3. Place the pork chops or steaks under the grill and cook for about 8-10 minutes on each side (for chops about 2-3 cm in thickness).
4. Place the onion, apple, garlic, ginger, apple juice and brown sugar in a small saucepan and bring to the boil.
5. Reduce the heat and place a lid on top and simmer for approximately 5 minutes until the fruit is soft, but not mushy.

Top tips:

Serve the chops on mashed potato with a spoonful of chutney and seasonal vegetables


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Food skills:

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Melt, simmer and boil

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