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Spiced pork chops with beetroot relish

Australian Gourmet Traveller fast recipe for spiced pork chops with beetroot relish

By Adelaide Lucas
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 18 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Spiced pork chops with beetroot relish
A quick crowd-pleasing main.


  • 500 gm kipfler potatoes, scrubbed, thickly sliced diagonally
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp mixed spice
  • 4 pork loin chops (about 250gm each)
  • 25 gm butter
  • ½ cup (loosely packed) dill sprigs
  • To serve: green salad
Beetroot relish
  • 125 ml cider vinegar (½ cup)
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • ½ tsp ground cloves
  • 400 gm (about 2) beetroot, scrubbed and coarsely grated
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, coarsely grated


  • 1
    Cook potatoes in boiling salted water until tender (about 10 minutes), drain, return to pan and keep warm.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, for beetroot relish, combine vinegar, sugar, cloves and 2 tsp sea salt in a saucepan over medium heat and bring to the boil. Add beetroot and apple and cook, stirring occasionally, until just tender (about 5 minutes). Set aside.
  • 3
    Combine oil, sugar and mixed spice in a bowl. Rub spice mixture over chops and season to taste. Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat, add pork and cook until caramelised (about 5 minutes), then turn and cook until cooked through (about 3 minutes).
  • 4
    Add butter and dill to potatoes and season to taste. Serve spiced pork chops with beetroot relish and potatoes and green salad, if desired.