Pork Chops with Wilted Watercress

August 3, 2018 / By Foodland

Pork Chops with Wilted Watercress

A sweet honey and sriracha marinade makes this dish tender, flavorful and totally crave-worthy! 
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Pork
Servings 6 Servings


  • 4 pork chops, bone-in, thick cut
  • Marinade
  • 3 cloves garlic(minced)
  • 2 tablespoons sriracha
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 0.5 lime(juice of half a lime)
  • salt & pepper
  • Wilted Watercress
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 4 cloves garlic(sliced)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger(chopped)
  • 2 bunchs watercress(thick stems removed)
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • salt & pepper
  • Garnish
  • 0.25 cup green onions(finely sliced)



  1. Mix marinade ingredients together.
  2. Set pork in large zip lock bag, add marinade and coat both sides of pork.
  3. Set in refrigerator for 8 hours or overnight.
  4. Set pork out on counter for 30 minutes before you place them on grill.
  5. Heat canola oil in skillet over medium-high heat.
  6. Add the watercress into skillet then add garlic and ginger.  Sauté all together and cook until wilted and tender.
  7. Remove from heat.  Toss with salt, pepper and sesame oil. Set aside
  8. Heat grill to medium high heat. Season pork on both sides with salt and pepper.
  9. Add pork to grill and cook 4-5 minutes on each side or until desired doneness.
  10. Remove from heat and rest for 5 minutes before serving.
  11. Serve grilled pork chops with a bed of wilted watercress and garnish with sliced green onions.

*Optional: Mix together additional honey and sriracha to taste and glaze the pork chops

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