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Grilled Five Spice Pork Loin Chops

Grilled five spice pork loin chops are juicy and tender melt in your mouth pork seasoned with Chinese 5 spice, soya sauce, fresh garlic and a dash of balsamic vinegar to balance the flavors.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Marinate Time2 hrs
Total Time2 hrs 20 mins
Course: Mains
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Calories: 293kcal
Author: HWC Magazine


  • 4 Pork loin chops
    medium cut boneless
  • 2 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese Five spice
  • 3 tablespoon soy sauce (we used tamari to keep it gluten-free)
  • 2 tablespoon Balsamic vinegar
  • 3 cloves Garlic fresh
    peeled and minced
  • 1 teaspoon Steak Seasoning (or salt and black pepper or Mr. Dash to taste)
  • 1.5 cups Cherry Ginger Salsa


  • Place pork loin chops, olive oil, Chinese five spice, Tamari (soya) sauce, balsamic vinegar, garlic and seal bag and mix well. Refrigerate at least 2 hours to marinate or overnight
  • Take the marinated pork loin chops out of the refrigerator for at least 20 minutes to allow to come to room temperature.
  • Preheat grill, place marinated five spiced pork loin chops on the grill. Season both sides with steak seasoning (or salt and pepper or Mrs. Dash) to taste. Cook for approximately 4 minutes on each side total of 8 minutes depending on the thickness of your pork loins. The goal is to bring your pork to 145 degrees F internal temperature and then take off grill and let rest for 5 minutes. If you have bone in chops they will need a few more minutes longer to cook.
  • Top your grilled five spiced pork loin chops with fresh cherry ginger salsa and enjoy.


Nutritional data for Grilled Five Spice Pork loin only. 
It is best to marinate your pork at least 2 hours to overnight. However, if you are low on time, 20 minutes is good too. 


Serving: 1g | Calories: 293kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 31g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 821mg | Potassium: 561mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 13IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 2mg