Top 10 International Pork Chop Recipes!

Looking for a few orignal, international pork chop recipes? Here is a mouth-watering top 10 compilation of a few pork chop preparations from around the globe! Choose from slow cooked, glazed, grilled, braised, breaded or barbecued!

1. Mandarin Glazed Pork Chops

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This fantastic Mandarin style recipe is perfect to serve with company. Your mouth will be enchanted with the delicious combination of oranges, cloves and cinnamon which give the pork a unique sweet and salty flavour. You can also replace the oranges with clementines for a more subtle tang.

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2. San Fransisco Style Pork Chops

A delicious variation that can also be made in a slow cooker. If you love garlic, sweet, salty and spicy foods (all at once!) than this original recipe is for you.

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3. With a Touch of Canadian Maple

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You just cannot go wrong with this recipe – and you cannot get it wrong either. Like we say in Canada “maple syrup makes everything taste better!” You can prepare this recipe with authentic Maple, Pepper and Chipotle mix made in Montreal, or you can use original maple syrup from Quebec to make a reduced glaze.

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4. Tuscan-Style Pork Chops

italian flagThis impressive Italian-inspired recipe is easy to make and a delightful feast for the whole family. You can’t go wrong with classic ingredients including tomatoes, capers, fresh parsley springs and authentic Italian balsamic vinegar.

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5. Cuban Spiced Pork Chops

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This tropical recipe is delicious with or without Hot Sauce. The pork is smothered in a garlic and lime marinade for a fragrant release en bouche. It is best to let the pork soak in the marinade for at lease 6 to 8 hours (but not longer or the citrus will cook the meat). Serve with plantains and enjoy!

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6. French Explosion: Brie, Grain Mustard and White Wine!


My mouth watered the second I read the original title of this delicious recipe! “Brie Smothered Pork Chops with Roasted Grapes and Grainy Mustard Pan Sauce” – wow. I can just imagine the incredible taste of the melted baked brie and authentic Maille Dijon moutarde à l’ancienne. Though I am curious about baked grapes, I would definitely try making the recipe, replacing them with fresh purple figs… Yum.

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7. Korean Style Pork Chops

Korean Recepies eatrieThis Korean style pork chop recipe will have your guests asking for more. A very simple recipe for Korean style marinated pork chops. Melt in your mouth results.

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8. Buffalo Style Pork Chops

If you love chicken wings then you will love this juicy, hot, messyfingerlicking spicy sauce on your pork chops! A light variation could be using Sriracha sauce instead of Frank’s Red Hot.

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9. Southern Style

Delicious Southern style pork chop recipe including peaches, mustard, dill and fresh rosemary! Served with potato wedges and fresh veggies.

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10. Mediterranean Style

Looking for something easy with wholesome ingredients and a European twist? How about spinach stuffed pork chops with sun-dried tomatoes? Yum.

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Bonus: Mouthwatering Fruit-n-Herb Stir Fried Pork Chops

These amazing stir fried pork chops are marinated with some vinegar, mustard, garlic, fresh rosemary and thyme and then pan seared with some cream and wine to give that wonderful flavor and texture. Apples and figs add that fruity sweetness to the chops while brown sugar and vinegar add the balance of hot and sweet. A perfect mains for those special evenings with your loved ones!

Pork Chop Recipes


  • 4 bone-in pork rib chops, cut into an inch sized thickness
  • 1 medium-size onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 6-8 mushrooms, diced
  • ¾ cup chicken broth
  • 1 green apple cut into 1/2-inch-thick wedges
  • 2 figs, cut into similar sized slices as apples (can be replaced by peaches)
  • 1 cup red wine, of your choice (optional)

    For the marinade
  • 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 teaspoon chili vinegar, or a vinegar of your choice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 6-8 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, chopped
  • Salt and freshly grounded black pepper, as per taste


  1. Slit each pork chop from the edges to the center thereby opening it into two halves leaving it intact from the back.
  2. Prepare the marinade
    • Take a mixing bowl and combine the olive oil, Worcestershire sauce, chili vinegar, brown sugar, mustard, lemon juice and minced garlic.
    • Add the pork chops to the bowl and sprinkle salt, pepper, dried thyme along with rosemary and mix them well so that chops are well coated. Place the chops in the refrigerator for them to marinate for around 6–8 hours.
  3. Heat a large skillet or pan and pour some butter on it. Add the onions and fry till they start to turn brown. Add the whipped cream along with mushrooms. Stir well to slightly reduce the cream.
  4. As the mixture starts to boil, pour the chicken broth and add the marinated pork chops and cook them over medium-low flame for 4-5 minutes. Flip the chops to cook from other side while the broth boils and reduces. Cook till the chops are cooked from the center and don’t look pink in color.
  5. Once the chops are almost cooked, add the apples and figs (or peaches) and pour in the red wine (if using). Sprinkle some salt and pepper, as per taste and stir well. Serve hot with a wine of your choice.