Date marinated grilled pork chops with green chili salsa

Date marinated grilled pork chops with green chili salsa

Flavourful grilled pork chops in a sweet date marinade, paired with a spicy salsa. Simply irresistible!

  • Recipe serves:4
  • Preparation Time30 Minutes
  • Cooking Time25 Minutes


  • 8 pork loin chops
  • 100g dates, pitted
  • 1 Knorr Chicken Cube
  • 30g Astra
  • 1 ½ tablespoons pepper powder
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • For Salsa:
  • 2 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 4-5 spring onions, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, chopped
  • 30ml olive oil
  • 40ml white vinegar
  • ½ sachet, Knorr Chicken seasoning


  • Melt the Astra in a pan, add the Knorr Chicken Cube and dissolve. Add turmeric and chili powder and take off heat.
  • Using a grinder, grind the pitted dates with the above seasoning until a smooth paste. Mix in the lime juice and marinate the pork chops using this date paste.
  • Grill the pork chops until the desired density.
  • Meanwhile, for the salsa, chop and mix all the chilies and tomato. Add the vinegar and olive oil and season with Knorr Chicken Seasoning powder. Serve with the pork chops.
  • Cover with a cling film and marinate the meat overnight for better flavour.