Sticky Soy and Ginger Pork Chops with Wasabi Mash
Great way to do ya chops. Wasabi mash is beaut.
Key to the stickiness of the chops is lots of basting. And keep adding water so the meat stays moist.
Cooking Time (includes preparation time): 40 Minutes
4 Pork Chops - £2.24
Soy Sauce - £1.00
Honey - £0.99
Big Knob of Ginger - £0.27
Potatoes - £0.90
Wasabi Paste - £1.50
Butter - £1.18
Tender Stem Broccoli - £1.40
Milk - £0.45
Total Cost - £9.93 - This covers absolutely everything. All we assume you have in your kitchen beforehand is SALT, PEPPER AND OLIVE OIL. Scroll to the bottom of the page to find out which shops you can buy all of the ingredients from for under £10.
1. Put chops in bowl. Add two tablespoons of honey and two tablespoons of soy sauce. Grate in a large knob of ginger. Cover and leave for 20 minutes.
2. Mash time. Peel potatoes and chop into small chunks. Throw chunks in boiling water. Season water with a pinch of salt. When soft, drain, and then add a large squeeze of wasabi paste, a good grating of ginger, a big knob of butter and a splash of milk. Mash everything together. Add more wasabi depending on how hot you like it.
3. Chops time. Put chops in a pan and pour marinade over them. Add a splash more soy. Cook for 2 minutes at a medium to high heat, then turn. 2 minutes on the other side, then turn again. Keep adding splashes of water whenever the liquid starts drying up. This will keep the meat moist.
4. Keep turning and basting until the meat is cooked through. Remove chops from the pan, and set aside. Leave them to relax for 5 minutes while you make your sauce (this makes them more tender).
5. For the sauce, just add a glass of water to the pan, rub all the sticky bits off the bottom, and let it bubble away until it is thick and sticky.
6. Serve the chops with a big dollop of mash, some Tender Stem broccoli and a good drizzle of the sauce.