Filipino Style Pork Chop


  • 4 Smithfield Pork Chops
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • ½ Tbsp turmeric
  • 2 Tbsp garlic powder
  • ½ Tbsp paprika
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 cups sweet cherry tomatoes, cut in half
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onions
  • 1 Tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 limes, juiced
  • 1 Tbsp chopped cilantro
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 5 eggs
  • 1 head garlic, chopped
  • 4 cups cooked jasmine rice
  • ½ Tbsp freshly ground black pepper



Pork Chops

Meal Course:

Dinner, Lunch

Dish Type:



  1. Make seasoning blend of sugar, salt, turmeric, garlic powder and paprika.
  2. Season pork chops with blend, and allow to marinate for 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Heat large sauté pan, add 1 tablespoon oil, and sear pork chops until caramelized on both sides.
  4. Finish cooking in preheated oven or on stovetop until desired temperature.
  5. Make tomato salad by combining cherry tomatoes, onions, fish sauce, lime juice and cilantro.
  6. Adjust seasoning with salt and pepper, and store in cooler until needed. Soft-boil eggs, chill, and peel.
  7. To prepare garlic rice, heat pan on medium, add 1 tablespoon oil, and slowly cook garlic, until it begins to turn golden.
  8. Add cooked rice, and season with salt and pepper