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Grilled sticky pork fillet with jalapeño and lime salsa

Pair juicy pork fillet with zesty jalapeno and lime salsa and the result will be a recipe that sticks in your mind and mouth.

By Lisa Featherby
  • Serves 4
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Grilled sticky pork fillet with jalapeño and lime salsa
Serve this dish with a side of steamed rice, or charred flatbread or tortillas.


  • 1 large pork loin fillet (500gm), sinew removed, quartered, at room temperature
  • 1 tbsp grapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsp honey or agave syrup
  • 12 spring onions, trimmed
Jalapeño and lime salsa
  • 2 pickled jalapeños, finely chopped, plus 1 tbsp pickling liquid
  • ½ white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 spring onion, finely chopped
  • Juice of 2 large limes


  • 1
    Heat a char-grill pan over medium heat, brush pork with oil and grill, turning occasionally, until charred and almost cooked through, brushing with honey for 2 minutes at the end of cooking to glaze pork (15-18 minutes). Rest for 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, grill spring onions, turning occasionally, until charred (8-10 minutes).
  • 3
    For jalapeño and lime salsa, combine ingredients in a bowl, season to taste and serve spooned over pork and charred spring onions.


Agave syrup is available from select delicatessens and health-food shops.