Vietnamese-Style Pork Chops
15 MIN
15 MIN

Vietnamese-Style Pork Chops


  • 4 pork chops, bone-in, about 1-inch (2.5 cm) thick
  • 2 red bell peppers, seeded and quartered
  • 1/3 cup (75 ml) mirin
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) Sambal oelek (or to taste)
  • 1 English cucumber, seeded and cut into small sticks
  • 2 cups (500 ml) thinly sliced red cabbage
  • Hoisin sauce (optional)
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Preheat the grill, setting the burners to high. Oil the grate.
  2. Oil and season the meat and bell peppers with salt and pepper. Grill the meat, about 5 minutes on each side or until medium rare. Set aside on a plate. Let rest for 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, grill the peppers on each side.
  4. In a small bowl, combine the mirin, rice vinegar and sambal oelek.
  5. Place the chops on serving plates. Serve with the cucumber and roasted peppers. Add the red cabbage over the vegetables. Drizzle with the dressing. Serve with a little hoisin sauce, if desired.