Lean & Green Healthy Jerk Crusted Pork Chops with Spinach Salad

  • 1
  • 3
  • 3
Jerk Crusted Pork Chops with Spinach Salad
*Image may vary from completed recipe

NOTE: The prep time includes the marinating of pork chops for 30 minutes.

Would your family eat healthy
food at almost every meal? Complete this healthy lean and green
Jerk Crusted Pork Chops with Spinach Salad
recipe and you'll be creating a
meal that is both delicious and fits most any healthy meal plan!




Cooking Time
21 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes

About Chris Sloan

Chris Sloan 75lbs weight loss

My name is Chris Sloan and I, like so many others, struggled with my weight for years, not realizing the toll being overweight was taking on my body. At the beginning of 2021, I began to take my weight loss efforts seriously and have lost 75 lbs so far on the plan. It's been amazing, and while my journey isn't over, I'm well on my way!

When I started, I had a hard time finding the top 5 and 1 recipes, so I was so inspired to build this website to help compile some of what I felt are the best recipes around. I'm happy to share it with you as well!

For those new to the plan, weighing your food is an integral part of the program; it's one of the critical elements. If you want to be successful, you need to ensure that each meal has been weighed according to the guidelines. And we're not talking about "close enough." We mean EXACTLY those amounts! So forget about using a measuring cup or even eyeballing it—you need a food scale!

We've worked hard to make sure that all recipes listed are approved for the plan.

The recipes on this site are intended for those on plan; however, they can easily be adapted to a low-carb or keto lifestyle. If you are following a ketogenic or low-calorie diet, you can enjoy many recipes found here to help keep you on track for your weight loss efforts.

5-1 Plan Must Have Items





Save to Your Recipes

Create an account and login to add this recipe to your saved recipes.


Average: 3.7 (7 votes)


We're Social Too

Invite a Friend

Blog Posts

Tea Delights: Explore Exotic Varieties & Tastes
Welcome to your ultimate guide to discovering the world of exotic tea varieties and their mesmerizing t
What Should I Eat Before Working Out to Lose Belly Fat? 
People love to say that you can’t outrun a bad diet.
How to Kickstart Your Health: A 3-Day Juice Cleanse Guide
Are you feeling run down, sluggish, or just not your best lately?


Helpful Cooking Utensils

Missing an item in the kitchen? Checkout the links below to pick one up on Amazon.


Lean & Green Jerk Crusted Pork Chops with Spinach Salad Ingredients

  • 4 (7) oz Pork Chops
  • 1 tsp Lime Juice
  • 2 tsp Jerk Seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp Salt Divided (optional)*
  • 8 cup Baby Spinach
  • 3/4 cup Radishes Sliced
  • 1 cup Roma tomatoes Diced
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper

Lean & Green Jerk Crusted Pork Chops with Spinach Salad Instructions

  1. Divide the marinate for each pork chop (1/8 tsp. lime juice, 1/2 tsp. jerk seasoning, 1/8 tsp. black pepper, dash of salt (optional). Allow to the pork chops to marinate for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat the oven to 450*F. After the pork chops have marinated place in hot oven to cook for 10 minutes to an internal temperature of 145*F.
  3. While the pork is cooking, heat 2 tablespoons of water in a medium pot. Add the spinach and cook just until the spinach begins to wilt, approximately 1 minute.
  4. Immediately transfer the spinach to a bowl, and add the radishes, tomatoes, lemon juice, pepper, and a dash of salt.
  5. Allow the pork chops to rest for 10 minutes. Serve the pork chops alongside the wilted spinach salad.

Purchase Ingredients

*Please note that we do get a small affiliate commission for any purchases of these products. These commissions allow us to keep the site free to everyone.

Cooking Time
21 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes

Other Other Recipes

Protein / Lean


Subscribe to our Newsletter

Subscribe to our newsletter and get lean and green recipes delivered right to your email inbox!