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36 Perfect Paleo Pork Recipes for Every Occasion

Louise Hendon | July 5

Pork is a fantastic starting point for so many dishes! You can slice up pork tenderloin and turn it into a speedy stir-fry. Or slow-cook your pork in a crockpot until it’s so tender it falls apart on your fork.

You can saute pork chops for a quick dinner. You can take your time and make pork the star of your Sunday roast. You can make your own sticky barbecue ribs, breakfast sausages, egg rolls or burgers. The options are almost endless.

There are 36 different Paleo pork recipes for you to try in this list – give them a go and see if you find some new favorites. Or use them as inspiration to invent your own!

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Paleo Ground Pork Recipes

Breakfast Sausage

– Elana’s Pantry

Breakfast Sausage

Ingredients: organic ground pork, sage, rosemary, honey, sea salt, ground black pepper, olive oil.

Everyone likes sausage for breakfast, but some of the store-bought ones have loads of added nasties, so here is the perfect Paleo recipe to help you make your own. This recipe suggests adding honey, but I actually prefer the true taste of the meat without any sweetness, so you can leave it out if you want. You can use any ground meat, but I find turkey is a great one for breakfast as it is easier to digest.

Keto Egg Roll Bowls Recipe

– Keto Summit

Keto Egg Roll Bowls Recipe

Ingredients: avocado oil, ground pork, garlic, onion, carrot, chinese cabbage, tamari soy sauce, sesame oil, green onion.

If you are a fan of egg rolls then you will love this keto egg roll recipe! It has all the flavor of traditional egg rolls but without the added carbs from the actual roll. You still have all the vegetables and meat you would expect, and a hint of Chinese flavor from the tamari sauce, making this a really healthy lunch or midweek dinner recipe.

Keto Breakfast Stack Recipe [Paleo, AIP, Dairy-Free]

– Keto Summit

Keto Breakfast Stack Recipe [Paleo, AIP, Dairy-Free]

Ingredients: bacon, ground pork, ground chicken, italian seasoning, egg, salt, black pepper, flat mushrooms like portobello, avocado.

Here is a lovely meaty breakfast you can enjoy instead of your usual AIP cereals or dairy-free pancakes. It is made with a mushroom base and piled high with strips of crispy bacon and meat patties contrasting with slices of smooth and creamy avocado. This recipe is not strictly AIP-compliant, but the omissions are clearly stated for ease of understanding.

Stir Fried Pork with Cabbage Noodles

– Meatified

Stir Fried Pork with Cabbage Noodles

Photo Credit: Rach from Meatified

Ingredients: avocado oil, ground pork, cabbage, onion, garlic powder, ground ginger, coconut aminos, gluten free fish sauce, dried thai basil, green onions, cilantro, mint leaves, lime juice.

Cabbage makes a great alternative to zucchini when it comes to using veggies as noodles. However be careful what color of cabbage you use – the red ones tend to ‘bleed’ color into the dish and can make it look muddy, so for a crisp look stick to green cabbage. Adding the fish sauce and the lime juice lends a more authentic Thai flavor to this Keto stir fry.

Cilantro & Green Onion Pork Burgers

– Meatified

Cilantro & Green Onion Pork Burgers

Photo Credit: Rach from Meatified

Ingredients: ground pork, garlic powder, green onions, cilantro, red pepper flakes.

Pork is a really great meat to use for making burgers as it stays nice and moist and doesn’t dry out the way some meats like turkey can. Like many other keto recipes, this one is quick and easy to prepare and cook, so these would be a good idea if you are pushed for time and need something filling for the family. I like to serve these with a wedge of lime to add a citrus kick to the flavor.

Pork Egg Roll In A Bowl

– Peace, Love & Low Carb

Pork Egg Roll In A Bowl

Photo Credit: Kyndra from Peace Love and Low Carb

Ingredients: sesame oil, garlic, onion, green onions, ground pork, ginger, sea salt, black pepper, sriracha, coleslaw, coconut aminos, rice vinegar, toasted sesame seeds.

This is a very handy one-pot dish to cut down on washing dishes! As egg rolls are Asian in origin, the meat mixture tastes more authentic if you use coconut aminos or soy sauce. This tastes great as it is but you could also serve it in lettuce wraps for easy eating. Any leftovers can be reheated next day for lunch or even packed cold in a lunchbox to take to work for a delicious low carb meal to keep you going through the day.

Keto Egg Roll in a Bowl [Recipe]

– Ketogasm

Keto Egg Roll in a Bowl [Recipe]

Photo Credit: Tasha from Ketogasm

Ingredients: ground pork, head cabbage, onion, sesame oil, soy sauce or liquid aminos, garlic, ground ginger, chicken broth, salt, pepper, green onion stalks.

This is another deconstructed ketogenic egg roll recipe that you can make quickly and easily for a tasty midweek dinner when you are pushed for time and don’t want to spend ages in the kitchen. It involves using cabbage but for a more traditional Chinese flavor you could use bok choy instead. You could also swap the pork for chicken if you have some.

Paleo Scotch Eggs

– Ditch The Carbs

Paleo Scotch Eggs

Photo Credit: Libby from Ditch The Carbs

Ingredients: eggs, ground or minced pork or meat of choice, herb or spice of choice such as sage, curry powder, rosemary, parsley, mustard, salt.

Scotch eggs are very versatile and totally portable so are a great paleo dish for breakfast, lunch, picnics and parties! This recipe is also adaptable as you can theme the finished product. For example, use Italian sausage meat and add in some fresh basil, or use ground pork and chicken and add some rosemary. The choices are endless, so once you master making these you can change it up a bit!

Thai-Inspired Pork Salad

– Autoimmune Wellness

Ingredients: lard or other solid fat, ground pork, ginger, garlic, shallots, zest and lime juice, onions, fish sauce, coconut aminos, cilantro, thai basil, mint leaves, lime wedges.

Although this great AIP recipe is for salad, it is quite a filling meal and would be great to serve at a Thai dinner with friends. You have all the Thai flavors of garlic, ginger, lime and fish sauce which make this dish a firm favorite in our house. You can serve this with noodles or in lettuce wraps and it tastes just as good hot or cold.

Paleo Pork Tenderloin Recipes

Crockpot Paleo Pork Carnitas Recipe

– Paleo Flourish

Crockpot Paleo Pork Carnitas Recipe #paleo https://paleoflourish.com/crockpot-paleo-pork-carnitas-recipe

Ingredients: olive oil, dried oregano, lime juice, cumin powder, chili powder, paprika, onion, garlic, pork shoulder, chicken broth, salt, pepper, lettuce leaves, lime wedges, cilantro.

This is another paleo recipe that shows off how well pork goes with fruit – in this case citrus, which can help in tenderizing the pork. The carnitas can also be served with a variety if toppings, such as slices of avocado, guacamole or a rich tomato salsa. If you are serving it with salsa, adding some shredded basil leaves as a garnish gives the whole dish a fragrant freshness.

Pork and Cashew Stir-Fry Recipe [Paleo, Keto]

– Paleo Flourish

Pork and Cashew Stir-Fry Recipe [Paleo, Keto]

Ingredients: pork tenderloin, egg, bell pepper, green onion, cashews, ginger, garlic, gluten-free tamari sauce or coconut aminos, salt, avocado oil.

Cashew nuts are slightly softer than other nuts and this makes them perfect to put in paleo stir-fry dishes to add a bit of bite and a contrast in texture to the meat. They are rich in nutrients and healthy fats and go so well with the pork. If you are cooking to a budget, you can replace the pork tenderloin with ground pork, but this is a good way to use up leftover roast pork too.

Pan-Fried Pork Tenderloin

– Paleo Flourish

Pan-Fried Pork Tenderloin

Ingredients: pork tenderloin, salt, pepper, coconut oil.

Here is another basic recipe that shows you how to cook tenderloin, and once you’ve mastered it, you can experiment by adding different seasonings, herbs and spices. For tender and juicy meat, you don’t want to overcook it. Pork can be left a bit pink in the middle, just remember to rest the meat for a few minutes before serving. This would be an awesome dish to serve at a paleo dinner party!

Paleo Mu Shu Pork

– Paleo Flourish

Paleo Mu Shu Pork

Ingredients: pork tenderloin, eggs, napa cabbage leaves, shiitake mushrooms, bamboo shoots, ginger, coconut aminos, apple cider vinegar, salt, coconut oil, scallions.

Mu Shu is a recipe with its roots in Northern China, and with a few tweaks it can be made easily with locally sourced paleo-friendly ingredients. Like many stir-fries, it is bright and colorful and full of flavor and can be served on lettuce leaves, or simply placed in a bowl and enjoyed on its own. Because all the ingredients are thinly sliced, you will find it a quick and easy recipe, ideal for unexpected guests.

Braised Cardamom Cabbage and Pork

– Paleo Flourish

Paleo braised cardamom Cabbage and pork

Ingredients: pork tenderloin or other cut, head of cabbage, leek, apple, chicken stock or broth, cardamom powder, turmeric, salt, coconut oil.

I have often thought of cabbage as a winter vegetable and this great Paleo one-pot wonder is full of winter-warming flavors! The cabbage does not taste bitter as this is offset by the apple and cardamom and the pork is mouth-wateringly tender and juicy. There is no need for any sides as this is a meal in a pot and is very filling and satisfying after a hard day.

Easy One-Pot Pork and Cabbage StewEasy One-Pot Pork and Cabbage Stew

– Paleo Flourish

Ingredients: pork boneless shoulder, butt or loin, cold water, cabbage, onion or leek, ginger, apple cider vinegar, salt, coconut oil.

Don’t you just love one-pot cooking? So simple and less washing-up, so this is a win-win situation! This tasty Paleo-friendly stew is hearty and warming which is perfect to have for dinner on a chilly day as you get the gentle heat from the ginger giving a boost to the flavor of the pork. Just make sure you check the liquid level regularly so the pork doesn’t dry out.

Marinated Greek Pork Tenderloin

– Meatified

Marinated Greek Pork Tenderloin

Photo Credit: Rach from Meatified

Ingredients: extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, red wine vinegar, greek seasoning, fine sea salt, pork tenderloin, lard.

Pork tenderloin is a favorite for dinner parties and celebrations. Marinating the pork can be so easy if you place the meat and marinade into a ziplock bag. This can ensure a complete coating on the meat. Once you have marinated the meat remove it from the bag and pat it dry with paper towels to ensure a perfect seal on the meat. Once cooked, let the pork rest for 5 to 10 minutes to make sure it is tender and juicy.

Keto Crispy Pork & Noodle Stir Fry – Low Carb

– I Breathe I’m Hungry

Keto Crispy Pork & Noodle Stir Fry – Low Carb

Photo Credit: Mellissa from I Breathe I’m Hungry

Ingredients: boneless pork sirloin, coconut flour, konjac flour, salt, cayenne pepper, avocado oil, sesame oil, white cabbage, red bell pepper, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, fish sauce, water, granulated erythritol sweetener, miracle noodles, green onions, lime juice, toasted sesame seeds.

On the ketogenic diet stir-fries can be such useful dishes as they are low in carbs but full of flavor and packed with healthy vegetables. In this recipe you can make substitutions with the meat and change the veggies for your favorites, but we recommend you don’t miss out the sesame oil as it adds an authentic Asian twist to the overall flavor.

Orange-Glazed Pork Tenderloin

– Autoimmune Wellness

Ingredients: coconut aminos, honey, orange marmalade or 1 tablespoon each orange zest, orange juice, and honey, white wine vinegar, pork tenderloin, green onions.

Pork goes so well with fruit of any sort, but especially with citrus fruit like orange. Because pork tenderloin can be more expensive this recipe would be great for a celebration dinner that is AIP-compliant. If you want to make it look even more attractive you can place slices of cooked orange on top before taking it to the table.

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Paleo Pork Chop Recipes

Paleo Apple Dijon Pork Chops

– Paleo Flourish

Paleo Apple Dijon Pork Chops

Ingredients: pork chops, coconut oil, applesauce, dijon mustard, salt, ground black pepper.

Just looking at these amazing paleo pork chops makes your mouth water! Tender, juicy pork with a tart and spiced sauce is just crying out to be served for Sunday lunch! Pork and apple go really well together, so why not try making your own applesauce so you can serve it any time. The chops only take minutes to cook so this would also be great for dinner after a busy day.

Pork Chops with Green Apple Radish Salsa

– Paleo Flourish

Pork Chops with Green Apple Radish Salsa

Ingredients: pork chops or pork loin steaks or pork tenderloin strip, green apple, radish, ginger, mustard, coconut oil.

Radishes are a root vegetable which has been popular in Europe since Roman times. When served raw in salsa or salads, they have a crisp texture and a fresh, peppery taste that goes well with fruit. In this Paleo recipe the sharpness of the radish and the tart apple can be perfect partners to fatty meats such as grilled pork or can liven up chicken dishes. It has little sugar in it, so can be useful on a sugar free diet.

Apple Cranberry Skillet Pork Chops

– Fed And Fulfilled

Apple Cranberry Skillet Pork Chops

Photo Credit: Fed and Fulfilled

Ingredients: pork chops, coconut oil, sea salt, ginger powder, cinnamon, dried thyme, garlic powder, apples, head of cabbage, onion, cranberries, bone broth, unsweetened applesauce, maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, thyme leaves, rosemary.

If you find that the veg-avoiders in the family won’t even look at cabbage let alone try it, I can recommend this Paleo recipe as it mixes fruit with the veg which takes away any bitterness from the cabbage. Then topped with seasoned and delicious pork chops, the whole meal is full of lively flavors and textures and would even be great to serve in the holidays as a change from turkey.

Thanksgiving Salad with Garlic Rosemary Pork Chops and Maple Cider Vinaigrette

– Adventures In Partaking

Thanksgiving Salad with Garlic Rosemary Pork Chops and Maple Cider Vinaigrette

Photo Credit: Adventures in Partaking

Ingredients: pork chops, butternut squash, rosemary, garlic, sea salt, coconut oil, baby greens – kale, spinach, chard mix, pear, avocado, dried cranberries, olive oil, apple cider vinegar, maple syrup.

If you find that celebration meals like Thanksgiving and Christmas are a bit of a challenge when you are following the Autoimmune Protocol, recipe like this one can come to the rescue! They can still be special meals, but without the ingredients you have to avoid. You can also make this salad look amazing if you are careful to arrange the ingredients nicely on the plate!

Pork Chops & Cabbage Dinner

– Ketogasm

Pork Chops & Cabbage Dinner

Photo Credit: Tasha from Ketogasm

Ingredients: boneless pork chops, coriander ground, garlic powder, sea salt, ghee, cabbage, apple cider vinegar, chicken broth, red chili flakes.

Seasoned pork chops can be a delicious meal to serve to the family and they can be sourced quite cheaply so are great if you are working to a budget. The cabbage is slightly caramelized round the edges and has the heat from the red pepper flakes to offset the earthy flavor, making this the ideal side to serve with the chops. Even though you are eating the keto way you don’t have to have boring meals!

Pork Tocino Recipe

– A Girl Worth Saving

Pork Tocino Recipe

Photo Credit: Kelly from A Girl Worth Saving

Ingredients: onion, pork cutlets, coconut oil, beet, apple cider vinegar, honey, sea salt, black pepper.

This is a wonderfully sweet recipe, showing just how well pork and honey go together. This is a classic dish which is usually quite a vivid color, however, don’t worry about it – the beet used here gives enough color to carry it off. Serve it with veggies, or with cauliflower rice for a delicious low carb meal, or why not try it with some zucchini noodles!

Sear-Roasted Pork Chops

– Autoimmune Wellness

Ingredients: pork chops, fresh herbs, sea salt, cooking fat (coconut oil, lard, tallow, or duck fat).

Searing the pork chops in this great AIP recipe helps to seal in all the flavor and you end up with moist and tender meat with that wonderful crust around it. If you are worried about the herbs burning or don’t want them to go crispy, add them just before you place the chops in the oven. The choice of herbs is up to you – my favorite is to use an Italian herb mix and garnish the plate with a sprig of fresh basil.

Lemon Garlic Pork Chops (AIP/Paleo)

– Sweet Potatoes & Social Change

Lemon Garlic Pork Chops (AIP/Paleo)

Photo Credit: Sweet Potatoes & Social Change

Ingredients: pork chops, coconut flour, sea salt, lemons, olive oil, coconut oil, garlic, bone broth, chives.

Lemon and garlic together is one of my favorite combinations to use in low carb pork dishes as they can cut through any fatty flavor from the meat and give the dish a fresh and summery taste, especially along with the fresh basil. Cooking these paleo pork chops on the grill is so easy and if you score the strip of fat the pork chops will stay flat while cooking, making sure the meat cooks evenly.

Keto Pork Chops

– Ketogasm

Keto Pork Chops

Photo Credit: Tasha from Ketogasm

Ingredients: pork chops boneless, psyllium husk powder, salt, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano.

This great keto recipe uses a shake and bake method to coat the chops with the seasonings and this can make them easier to prepare and helps avoid mess. This is a dairy and gluten free recipe that gives you really tasty meat you can enjoy any time. You can experiment with different flavorings, but the paprika and garlic work really well with the pork.

Other Paleo Pork Recipes

Lemon Asparagus Saute with Bacon

– Paleo Flourish

Lemon Asparagus Saute with Bacon

Ingredients: asparagus, lemon, bacon bits/pieces, salt, olive oil.

This Paleo side dish is so quick and easy to make, yet with the asparagus becoming ever more popular, it will go down a treat with family and friends. Asparagus has a really fresh taste which goes really well with the salty bacon and the citrus hit from the lemon lifts the flavor of the whole dish. This would go well with meat or fish dishes, especially grilled salmon.

Thai Tom Saap Pork Ribs Soup Recipe

– Paleo Flourish

Thai Tom Saap Pork Ribs Soup Recipe [Paleo, AIP, Keto]

Ingredients: pork spare ribs, red shallots, lemongrass stalks, galangal or ginger, water, kaffir lime leaves or cilantro, lime juice, fish sauce, salt.

Originally, Thai soups tended to be really spicy and use hot chilies, but this can still be a really tasty Paleo dish without the heat. Spare ribs can often be quite a cheap cut but they are packed with flavor as the meat is close to the bone. This soup has the traditional Thai flavorings – salty and spicy with a subtle heat from the galangal, but with the freshness from the lime and lemongrass.

Paleo Baked Ribs Recipe with Sticky Glaze

– Paleo Flourish

Paleo Baked Ribs Recipe with Sticky Glaze

Ingredients: pork ribs, apple, honey, gluten-free tamari sauce or coconut aminos, avocado oil, ginger, garlic, parsley.

Next time you have the family and friends round for a meal, why not treat them to a plate of delicious, sticky ribs! These Paleo ribs are coated in a sweet and fruity glaze that makes the meat so tasty that you will always want more! You can serve these with a side salad, a low carb dipping sauce or just on their own, but whatever way you serve them they taste best eaten with the fingers!

Paleo Pork Rinds Recipe

– Paleo Flourish

Paleo Pork Rinds Recipe

Ingredients: pork skin, salt, Spices of choice (suggestion – paleo cajun seasoning).

Pork rinds make the best and tastiest snacks and if you make your own you can control what ingredients you use, making them so much healthier than store bought ones. You have the choice of what flavorings you use – mild curry flavor is good! And remember that crushed pork rinds can be used as a crispy coating for chicken breast or chops.

Paleo Slowcooker Apple and Mustard Pork Belly Recipe

– Paleo Flourish

Paleo Slowcooker Apple and Mustard Pork Belly Recipe

Ingredients: pork belly, apples, italian seasoning, salt, dijon mustard or whole grain.

Like most slow cooker recipes, this one is so easy to prepare in the morning, then enjoy for dinner when you get home, which is perfect for busy people! This is a gluten and dairy free recipe that is absolutely packed with flavor from the pork and apples, and has a good heat from the mustard. Any apples can be used with this but I like to use tart apples to offset the fattiness of the pork belly.

Spicy Paleo Dry Rub Ribs

– Paleo Flourish

Spicy Paleo Dry Rub Ribs

Ingredients: pork spare ribs, salt, paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, chili powder.

If you are looking for an alternative to barbecue ribs, this great paleo recipe is definitely worth a try! Dry rubs infuse the ribs with so much flavor and they are less messy to eat than ones that have been coated in sauce, and because they are baked in the oven you don’t have to wait for grilling season to enjoy this tasty meal. Serve with some green vegetables for a lovely lunch.

Paleo Pineapple Pork Recipe

– Paleo Flourish

Paleo Pineapple Pork Recipe

Ingredients: pineapple chunks, shredded pork, ginger, garlic, cilantro, salt, pepper, coconut oil.

Here is another great example of how well tangy fruit goes with pork! This paleo pineapple pork recipe is a fantastic way to use up leftover shredded pork and the pineapples give the dish a fresh and zingy taste. If you don’t like cilantro you can add in some fresh basil instead and this will add fragrance and aromatics to the dish. This pork also freezes well and tastes just as good cold or hot.

Keto Chicken Jalapeno Poppers Recipe [Dairy-Free, Low Carb, Paleo]

– Keto Summit

Keto Chicken Jalapeno Poppers Recipe [Dairy-Free, Low Carb, Paleo]

Ingredients: chicken breast, bacon, jalapeño peppers.

With only three ingredients, these delicious keto snacks are quick and easy to prepare and don’t cost a fortune to make, so next time you have friends round for a drinks party or game night, you could serve these as party food. With only one gram of carbohydrate per popper, these are the perfect snack to serve for anyone who needs to keep the carbs low.

Fall Off the Bone Keto Baked Ribs Recipe

– Keto Summit

Fall Off the Bone Keto Baked Ribs Recipe

Ingredients: baby back ribs, applesauce, gluten-free tamari sauce or coconut aminos, olive oil, ginger, garlic, salt, pepper.

Here is another keto and paleo rib recipe that takes its inspiration from Asian flavors as you are using garlic, ginger and gluten free soy sauce or coconut aminos. This combination works so well with the pork and the applesauce gives a little hint of fruit to cut through any fattiness. Because you are adding the marinade right at the end of cooking, it gives the ribs a wonderful glaze and sticky texture.