Spicy Pork Chops with Herbed Roasted New Potatoes

    "A packed with flavour union of cultures with a spicy twist on a pork chop combined with crispy herby roast new or salad potatoes"

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    • 2tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
    • 2 Large Pork Chops
    • 400g/14oz New or Salad Potatoes - Halved
    • 1 clove Garlic - finely chopped
    • ¾ in/2cm Fresh Ginger - grated
    • 1tsp ground Cumin
    • ½tsp freshly grated Nutmeg
    • ½tsp ground Cinnamon
    • 1tbsp Lemon Juice
    • 1tbsp fresh Oregano Leaves - chopped
    • 1tbsp fresh Thyme Leaves - chopped
    • ½tbsp Rosemary Leaves - chopped
    • 1tbsp fresh flatleaf Parsley - chopped
    • Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper


    1. Preheat Oven to 200c/400f/Gas 6;
    2. In a dish large enough to accommodate the chops, combine the garlic, spices, lemon juice and season to taste;
    3. Add chops, coat well and marinade for a minimum of 1 hour or longer for a more intense flavour;
    4. Mix all the chopped herbs together in a dish;
    5. Place the potatoes in a large roasting dish, drizzle over with olive oil, season and sprinkle over the herb mixture;
    6. Roast in the oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden and tender;
    7. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large frying pan, add the chops and cook on low medium heat for some 10 minutes or so or until the juices are running clear and freely;
    8. Transfer to the roasting dish for the final few minutes of cooking and serve with the potatoes.

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