Recipe: Spanish Pork Chops

Ariba! A spicy spanish combo for pork chops. This one is for the slow cooker, and comes from our friends at 100% NZ Pork.

Preparation: 2 mins
Cooking time: 60 – 480 mins
Serves: 4


  • 4 pork shoulder or loin chops, trimmed of fat
  • 2 onions, peeled and thickly sliced
  • 4 pork chorizo sausages, cut in 2cm slices
  • 1 capsicum, sliced
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika powder
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped fresh thyme
  • 1 400g can chopped tomatoes in juice
  • 1 cup red wine


If you do not have chorizo sausages add:
2 cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
1 tbsp chopped dried chillies


1. Place all ingredients in a slow cooker. 2. Set to low and cook for 8 hours.
3. Serve with mashed potatoes and stir-fried cabbage or coleslaw.

If you do not have a slow cooker:
1. Brown the pork and onions in a little oil in a heavy-based frypan.
2. Transfer to a lidded casserole dish with all other ingredients.
3. Cover and cook in a pre-heated oven at 160º – 170ºC for 1 hour until meat tender.