The Barbecue Pork Cutlets with Salsa Verde recipe is a 30min recipe. Easy to make with great flavours and served with grilled sweet potato slices.

Total Time: 30 min




  • 2 bunches flat-leaf parsley, leaves picked,

coarsely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon drained capers
  • 2 anchovy fillets, drained on paper towel
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1/3 cup (35g) finely grated parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 medium (about 325g) orange sweet potato (kumara), peeled, cut into 1.5cm-thick slices
  • 4 (about 700g) pork cutlets
  • Watercress or baby spinach leaves, to serve




  1. Place parsley, capers, anchovies, garlic and parmesan in the bowl of a food processor and process until coarsely chopped. Add lemon juice and process until combined. With the motor running, add 1/3 cup (80ml) of oil in a thin, steady stream. Season with pepper.
  2. Cook sweet potato in a steamer over a saucepan of simmering water for 3 minutes or until just tender. Drain well.
  3. Heat a barbecue grill or chargrill pan on high. Brush pork and sweet potato with remaining oil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook pork on grill for 2 minutes each side or until brown. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for 4 minutes each side or until cooked to your liking. Place pork on an oven tray, cover with foil and set aside for 5 minutes to rest. Meanwhile, cook sweet potato on grill for 2 minutes each side or until brown and cooked through
  4. Arrange sweet potato, watercress and pork on serving plates. Drizzle with salsa verde and serve immediately.
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