Jerk pork with pineapple

Jerk pork with pineapple

Really tasty homemade jerk pork, served with refreshing pineapple

time

10 mins

pan

20 mins

fire

225 kcal

time

10 mins

pan

20 mins

fire

225 kcal

Jerk pork with pineapple

SERVES

4

DIFFICULTY

EASY

SERVES

4

Difficulty

EASY

I’m all for a ready-made jerk seasoning, but it’s also nice to do it yourself sometimes for that fresher taste- this is a gorgeous tasty jerk pork dish, and it’s really complemented by the sweet and juicy pineapple.

PLEASE NOTE: THE PORK REQUIRES OVERNIGHT MARINATING!

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Jerk pork with pineapple

Servings: 4
Really tasty homemade jerk pork, served with refreshing pineapple
Print Recipe
10 mins
20 mins
marinade12 hrs

Ingredients

  • 4 pork steaks all visible fat removed (1 per person so maybe a couple extra if they are small)
  • For the sauce:
  • 225 g onions quartered
  • 1-1½ scotch bonnet or other chillies according to taste halved and seeded
  • 50 g root ginger peeled and chopped roughly
  • ½ tsp ground allspice
  • small bunch fresh thyme leaves only
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 120 ml white wine vinegar
  • 20 ml dark soy sauce
  • To serve:
  • rice and peas
  • 1 pineapple peeled, cored and cut in wedges
  • 4 limes 3 cut in wedges, 1 juice only

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients for the Jerk Sauce in a food processor and whiz until smooth.
  • Place the pork in a large shallow dish, pour over the sauce, cover and leave to marinade in the fridge overnight.
  • On a hot griddle cook the pork for 15-20 minutes (depending on the thickness of the steaks),
  • Put the leftover jerk marinade into a frying pan and bring to a bubble, then cook at a simmer, stirring regularly for 10 minutes.
  • Serve the jerk pork with the rice and peas (basmati rice with cooked kidney beans), extra jerk sauce, pineapple and wedges of lime on the side.
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