36 pork recipes
Discover the best pork recipes for every occasion, whether you are looking for roast pork belly, slow cooker pulled pork, sticky pork ribs or an impressive hog roast
This great value, versatile meat can be used in midweek meals, such as our pepper pork schnitzel, pork saltimbocca or 15-minute Szechuan pork recipes. For something a bit more impressive for dinner parties and entertaining, try our slow-cooked pork carnitas with tomatillo salsa or steamed pork hirata buns. Sunday comfort food is also catered for, with Korean slow-roast shoulder of pork and easy roast pork with hasselback potatoes.
Best pork recipes
This beauty was the cover recipe for our March 2020 issue. Slow-roasted pork, crispy roasties, and a quick gremolata for a splash of colour...it's got Sunday written all over it.
A real midweek winner, cook these pork medallions in a glaze made from balsamic vinegar, maple syrup, chilli and garlic.
In this version of a popular Greek dish, hunks of pork shoulder are marinated in oil, lemon, oregano, cumin, paprika and garlic, then served with tzatziki and pitta or flatbreads.
Looking for an impressive midweek meal for two? Try this zesty pork chop recipe, which comes straight from the kitchen at Barnaby’s in Padstow.
Serve this sweet cured fried pork, with a distinctive crimson colour from annatto and cranberry juice with fried eggs and warm rice for a hearty dinner for four.
This tender pork belly dish from London's Mortimer House restaurant makes for an impressive meaty main to present at your next dinner party or get together.
A healthy, low-calorie midweek dinner idea, using charred pork loin medallions, harissa, chickpeas and spinach. It's less than 500 calories per serving!
Here’s how to guarantee crisp, crunchy crackling and meltingly soft meat every time.
Get perfect pulled pork every time with this easy recipe. Put the ingredients into a slow cooker and leave for eight hours to let the spices infuse.
Balchao is a classic in most Goan homes. Often made with prawns, this pork version is divine. Cooked with chilli, vinegar and black pepper, the resultant balchao has a rich consistency, with the spiced gravy clinging to the pork.
Make the most of pork shoulder with this easy tacos recipe. Cook them for a crowd at your next party.
Elevate your BBQ pork ribs to a whole new level with peanut butter and sticky treacle – best served simply with a citrussy slaw and rice.
Our vibrant pork dish uses mouth-watering pork tenderloin and tart balsamic lentils to create a well-balanced midweek meal - also high in protein and low in calories.
Check out this hearty, slow-cooked Cuban leg of pork recipe with herby rice and beans. This zingy marinated pork will soon become a firm family favourite.
Get creative with coffee and add to this slow-cooked pork for a deeper flavour, serve it with warm tortillas.
Jackson Boxer serves this impressive Tamworth pork chops dish at his Hebrides-inspired Notting Hill restaurant, Orasay. Here's how to make it at home for your next dinner party.
Jazz up the humble pork chop with an easy marmalade and honey glaze. Make this quick pork recipe served with garlicky sweet potato mash for a midweek meal ready in just 35 minutes.
Check out our pork burritos with green chillies. Make our punchy pork wraps for an easy way to feed a hungry crowd.
Check out our melt-in-the-mouth pork shoulder casserole with mixed beans. This slow-cooker recipe is an easy one-pot to feed a crowd.
Looking for a hearty centrepiece to serve friends and family over the festive season? Check out our impressive pork shoulder hog roast with easy spiced apple stuffing. You’ll need butcher’s string to tie this up – if you get your pork from a butcher ask for some string when you buy it.
Check out this easy roast pork with apple horseradish sauce and super crispy crackling. This comforting pork recipe is easy to make and will make for a show-stopping family dinner.
Ramp up your BBQ pork ribs and cook with beer this weekend. Fruit beers tend to have sweet and sour profiles. Cherry beer adds tang, fruitiness and maltiness to this sauce – great on pulled pork, bacon sarnies or these slow-cooked, fall-apart ribs.
Check out these tender pork skewers with hot ancho chillis, and sweet and juicy pineapple. This punchy bbq recipe is super easy to make and ready in 30 minutes.
Check out these pork burgers with punchy Thai flavours, topped with a cooling zesty coconut relish. These easy pork burgers come from chef Scott Hallsworth's Asian junk-food restaurant, Freak Scene.
Impress your friends and family at your next dinner party with this soft and tender pork with crunchy fennel salad. This showstopping dinner recipe comes from chef Johnnie Crowe of new London restaurant, Nest.
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Check out this melt-in-the-mouth pulled pork with super crispy crackling. Ideal for a summery social gathering.
Turn pork escalopes into an easy, tasty midweek meal with breadcrumb coating and a quick tomato and watercress salad. A dollop of mayo is all you need on the side.
Carnitas are the next step up from tacos. Traditionally cooked slowly in fat, the meat is meltingly tender. This recipe for slow-cooked pork carnitas with tomatillo salsa is a lighter version. Buy tomatillos from mexgrocer.co.uk.
Saltimbocca is Italian for ‘jumps in the mouth’. Veal is the usual ingredient, but you can also make it using chicken or pork, as we have here. The slices of ham help to keep the pork from drying out.
Ramen may seem like one of those dishes you can't recreate at home, but this recipe for cheat’s spicy pork ramen changes that. Rather than spending hours making stock, we buy a good flavoured one and spike it with Asian aromatics.
Meatballs are always popular. These easy-to-make ones, flavoured with sage are no exception. Serve with orzo, the rice-shaped pasta and let everyone dig in.
This Vietnamese-inspired caramel pork recipe is quick and easy but looks so good it feels like a treat. Packed full of fresh Asian flavours, it's the perfect midweek pick-me-up.
15-minute Szechuan pork
As the name suggest, this Szechuan pork recipe is ready in just 15 minutes, making it a perfect midweek meal for when you're short of time, plus, it's under 500 calories.
This is a great way to serve a big crowd of people – get all the accompaniments ready and let everyone dig in and make their own lettuce wraps. Cook the pork a day ahead if you like, then glaze and reheat to serve – just make sure it’s piping hot all the way through.
These pork and lemongrass meatballs are ready in just 30 minutes and under 300 calories but are packed full of flavour. The pickled cucumber helps to keep the flavours fresh and ties in the Asian influence, and the lettuce cups keep it healthy.
Sweet, pillowy Hirata buns are popping up on menus all over at the moment. Try this on-trend recipe at home with our step-by-step guide. The secret to steamed buns is adding extra raising agent and double rising, which gives you a pillowy bun to stuff your pork belly into.