Vietnamese Pork Chops Recipe

Jump To Recipe
Avatar Author's default profile picture
Angelo Modified: December 2, 2021
Vietnamese Pork Chops Recipe

 

How To Make Vietnamese Pork Chops

These Vietnamese pork chops are grilled to perfection and seasoned with a sweet and savory marinade. You can even make this ahead.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 8 mins
Total: 23 mins
Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2 pork loin chops, (about 6 oz each)

For Marinade Sauce:

  • 1 lemongrass, (finely minced, white stalk only)
  • 1 shallot, (finely chopped)
  • 1 tbsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Vietnamese fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp regular soy sauce
  • 1 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ¼ cup oil

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine all of the marinade sauce ingredients. Set aside.
  2. Rinse the pork chops under cold running water and pat them dry with paper towels. Make 3 to 4 tiny slits on the connection tissue between the meat and fat and without cutting through meat.

  3. Transfer pork chops and marinade sauce into a large Ziploc or bowl. Massage to combine. Marinate in the fridge for 12 hours or up to overnight.
  4. Remove the pork chops from the marinade sauce. Discard the extra liquid. Let the meat sit out on the counter for 15 minutes before cooking.
  5. Preheat a grill pan to medium high. Grease, and cook the pork chops for 4 minutes per side or until lightly charred on both sides and an instant-read the deepest part of a chop registers anywhere between 140 degrees F to 145 degrees F. Remove from the grill.

  6. Place the meat on a cutting board, cover loosely with foil, and let rest for 5 minutes before serving.

Nutrition

  • Calcium: 37mg
  • Calories: 521kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 16g
  • Cholesterol: 90mg
  • Fat: 37g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 22g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 9g
  • Potassium: 605mg
  • Protein: 30g
  • Saturated Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: 70mg
  • Sugar: 13g
  • Trans Fat: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 12IU
  • Vitamin C: 2mg
Nutrition Disclaimer
Chat Bubble Icon Share your own special recipe
Submit Your Own Recipe

Have your own special recipe to share? Submit Your Recipe Today!

Related Recipes

Ranch Pork Chops Recipe - BBQ & Grilled Recipe - Grilled pork chops seasoned with ranch powder
BBQ & Grilled

Ranch Pork Chops

Grab a bite of these succulent ranch pork chops, grilled…
Total 25 mins
Mahogany Pork Chops Recipe - Pan seared pork chops that have been marinated in a mixture of teriyaki sauce and molasses.
Pan-Fry & Skillet

Mahogany Pork Chops

This pork chops recipe makes a savory molasses-teriyaki marinated dish.…
Total 55 mins
BBQ & Grilled

Brine Pork Chops

You can't go wrong with these juicy brine pork chops.…
Total 18 hrs 18 mins
pork chop marinade recipe
Dip, Sauce & Condiment

Pork Chop Marinade

This quick and easy pork chop marinade comes with seasoned…
Total 1 hr 6 mins
apple pork chops recipe
Pan-Fry & Skillet

Apple Pork Chops

Whip up a 30-minute fall dinner with these apple pork…
Total 30 mins
Pan-Fry & Skillet

Braised Pork Chops

Savor a classic but flavorful dish in this braised pork…
Total 1 hr 25 mins
Comments

Leave a comment

Replying to