Grilled Pork Chops with Cabbage and Sesame Slaw

Grilled Pork Chops with Cabbage and Sesame Slaw Recipe
Photo: Anna Williams; Styling: Anna Last


Makes 4 servings

Recipe from

Real Simple

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 265
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 9 g
Sugars 7 g
Fiber 2 g
Fat 13 g
Satfat 3 g
Sodium 785 mg
Cholesterol 61 mg


4 8-ounce bone-in pork chops (about 1 inch thick)
Kosher salt and pepper
1/4 cup orange juice
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 teaspoons sesame seeds
1 tablespoon honey
1 small head Napa or green cabbage, thinly sliced (about 6 cups)
1 cup fresh cilantro leaves


Heat grill to medium-high.

Season the pork with 3/4 teaspoon salt and 1/2 teaspoon pepper. Grill until cooked through, 6 to 7 minutes per side.

Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the orange juice, oil, vinegar, sesame seeds, honey, and 3/4 teaspoon salt. Add the cabbage and cilantro and toss to combine. Serve with the pork chops.

Sara Quessenberry and Kate Merker,

Real Simple

August 2008
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