Pork loin steak with lemon and pistachio crust

Pork Loin Steak with Lemon & Pistachio Crumb

  • Dish Type BBQ Or Grill Pasta
  • Occasion Dinner Party Entertaining
  • Cut Pork Loin
  • Serves 3
  • Prep Time 20 mins
  • Cook Time 15 mins


  • 800g Pork loin steaks
  • 3 tbsp Greek yoghurt
  • 1 Lemon (zest)
  • 200g Pistachio (roughly chopped)
  • 2 tbsp Break crumbs
  • 500g Linguine
  • Pesto Sauce
  • 100g Rocket
  • 1 clove Garlic
  • 1 Lemon (juice)
  • 40g Parmesan
  • 150ml Olive oil
  • 20g Pine nuts


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200°c Bring a pot of water to the boil for pasta In a food processor, place all ingredients to make pesto.

Step 2

Blitz until it resembles a creamy chunky sauce. Set aside Put pasta in water and cook according to packet instructions.

Step 3

Mix pistachio, breadcrumb and lemon zest in a bowl.

Step 4

Seal steaks either side on a hot pan/grill.

Step 5

Remove from heat and coat one side yoghurt.

Step 6

Place pistachio mixture on a tray and press yogurt side of steak into crumb mixture.

Step 7

Place the steaks into the in the oven for approximately 8-10 minutes to finish. Remove from oven and set aside for 3 minutes before serving.

Step 8

While the steaks finish cooking in oven, strain pasta and toss through pesto while it’s still hot. Finish pasta with parmesan cheese and serve with loin steaks.