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Grilled Pork, Fennel and Apples 1

Grilled Pork, Fennel and Apples

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  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 55 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Free Style


  • 4 thick cut pork shoulder chops
  • 2 large fennel bulbs, trimmed and thickly sliced
  • 2 small red onions, cut into wedges
  • 1 red apple, cored and cut into wedges
  • 1 tbsp rosemary leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 4 cloves garlic, whole
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a bowl toss and combine together fennel, onion, apple, vinegar, 1 tbsp olive oil and rosemary. Place in a baking dish then season with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Roast in a 200C preheated oven for 25 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.
  2. Season pork with salt and freshly ground black pepper
  3. Heat 2 tbsp of olive oil in an oven proof frying pan add the garlic, cook garlic until is light brown, remove and discard the garlic.
  4. Place pork chops into the pan then brown both sides over very high heat, this will take 2 minutes on each side.
  5. Remove the vegetables in the oven, put the pork chops into the oven then roast for 5 more minutes.
  6. While pork is cooking toss spinach into the cooked vegetables to wilt it. Place in serving plates.
  7. Remove pan from the oven then add the butter, let it melt and pour it over the pork chops. Place pork chops on top of vegetables then serve.