Honeygarlic Porkchop

AJI-NO-MOTO® Umami Seasoning


  • 5 pcs (1000g) Pork chops
  • 1/2 tsp (2.5g) Salt, iodized
  • 1 pack (11g) AJI-NO-MOTO ® Umami Seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp (1g) Black pepper, ground
  • 2 Tbsps. (30ml) Olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. (15g) Butter, unsalted
  • 10 cloves (30g) Garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup (75g) Honey
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) Water
  • 2 tsp. (10g) Lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp (3g) Chili flakes
  • 1 Tbsp. (5g) Spring onions, chopped
Sides: (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cup (200g) Potatoe, mashed
  • 5 pcs. (6g) Baguio Beans, trimmed


  1. SEASON. Season the chops with salt, AJI-NO-MOTO®, and pepper.
  2. SEAR. Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat until hot. Sear porkchops until golden on each side. Then set aside.
  3. SAUTE. On the same pan, melt butter. Sauté garlic until fragrant. Add the honey, water, vinegar, and chili flakes (optional). Increase heat to medium-high and continue to cook until the sauce reduces and thickens slightly while stirring occasionally.
  4. BASTE. Add porkchops back to the pan and baste generously with the sauce. Baste for 1-2 minutes or until edges are slightly charred.
  5. SERVE. Transfer to a serving plate. Best served over mashed potatoes with vegetables. Top with more honey garlic sauce and garnish with spring onions.

Cooking Tips

Use medium-low heat not to burn the garlic when making the honeygarlic sauce.

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ajinomoto cooking_time  Cooking Time: 10 minutes ajinomoto prep_time  Preparation: 10 minutes ajinomoto servings  Servings: 5 ajinomoto size  Serving size: 1 porkchop (154.6g)

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Good to Know Nutrition Facts

Honey is a natural sweetener containing a mix of amino acids, vitamins, minerals, iron, zinc and antioxidants. When used in moderation, it could help maintain healthy body processes.


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