Quick, Easy Dinner – Bacon Wrapped Pork Chop with Apple Slaw


  • 4 pork loin chops – fat trimmed off
  • 16 slices streaky bacon (+- 400g)
  • 4 sprigs thyme
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2 cup shredded red and white cabbage
  • ½ red onion – thinly sliced
  • 1 granny smith apple – sliced into thin batons – julienned
  • Dressing:
  • Juice of large 1 lemon
  • 10 ml Dijon mustard
  • 45 ml olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ bunch flat leaf parsley, chopped


Preheat the oven to 200°C.

Place a sprig of thyme and some lemon zest on each chop. Wrap each one with 4 pieces of streaky bacon.

Brown and seal the chops on both sides in a non stick frying pan. Then roast in the oven for +- 15 minutes. Allow to rest for 5 minutes before serving.

For the slaw:

Combine the cabbage, onion and apple in a large bowl.

Mix all the dressing ingredients together and add to the salad – making sure everything is well coated.

Divide the slaw between four plates and top with a chop each.

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