Jamaican Pork Chops

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Appears in
Caribbean Food Made Easy

By Levi Roots

Published 2009

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This dish just looks after itself. Use big, good-quality chops. As a Rasta I don’t eat pork, but here is a recipe for you as it is a traditional Caribbean ingredient - in fact, the old-school way is to make jerk pork rather than jerk chicken.


  • 2 tbsp sunflower or groundnut oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 4 big pork loin chops


  1. Preheat the oven to 160°C/325°F/gas mark 3.
  2. Wash the meat and pat it dry with kitchen paper. Heat the oil in a frying pan, season the chops and brown them on both sides. Put them in an ovenproof dish in which they can lie in a single layer.
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