Keto Pork Chops

A delicious Asian dinner option with a sumptuous sweet and spicy sauce. This one is guaranteed to be a winner on weekends.

Serves 4

Ingredients

½ tsp. peppercorns

1 medium star anise

1 stalk lemongrass

4 halved garlic cloves

4 pork chops (boneless)

1 tbsp. fish sauce

1 tbsp. almond flour

1½ tsp. soy sauce

1 tsp. sesame oil

½ tsp. five spice

½ tbsp. sambal chili paste

½ tbsp. sugar free ketchup

Directions

  1. Pulverize the peppercorn and star anise (using blender or a mortar).
  2. Mix the lemongrass with garlic, fish sauce, soy sauce, sesame oil and five spice powder. Add the powdered peppercorn and star anise. Blend in a food processor until combined.
  3. Set the pork on a tray and cover with the mixture on both sides. Cover the tray and marinate for 1-2 hours.
  4. Lightly cover each pork chop with almond flour, and pan-fry them at a high temperature. Sear the outsides. Make sure they are done on both sides.
  5. Remove and chop into strips.
  6. Mix the sambal chili paste and sugar-free ketchup to make the dipping sauce, and serve.

Nutritional Info per Serving

Calories: 224

Fat: 10g

Net Carbs: 5g

Protein: 35g