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Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork Chops Recipe
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Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork Chops Recipe

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A friend gave me this fabulous pork chop recipe, and it's seriously the best pork I've ever tasted. —Pam Moormann, Beverly, Massachusetts
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup strong brewed coffee
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 6 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (1 inch thick)

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons glaze equals 370 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 415 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 36 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Pour 1/2 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the pork chops. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate at least 2 hours. Cover and refrigerate remaining coffee mixture until ready to cook.
  2. For glaze, place remaining coffee mixture in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil; cook until liquid is reduced to about 1/2 cup.
  3. Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, rub on grill rack to coat lightly. Grill chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4-5 in. from the heat 4-5 minutes on each side or until meat reaches desired doneness (for medium-rare, a thermometer should read 145°; medium, 160°). Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Spoon glaze over chops. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork Chops in Taste of Home April/May 2010, p62

Nutritional Facts

1 pork chop with 2 tablespoons glaze equals 370 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 415 mg sodium, 12 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 36 g protein.

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

Reviews for Coffee-Molasses Marinated Pork Chops(24)

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Reviewed Jul. 1, 2013

Very bland. We took left over chops and added BBQ sauce.

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Reviewed Jun. 29, 2013

No one in my family really cares for pork chops, so we tried it with chicken. Not the best. It was bland and generally lacked flavor. That may just be because of the chicken, but we probably won't make this again.

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Reviewed Jun. 13, 2013

We love this recipe. I add more molasses than it calls for and it helps cut any bitter coffee aftertaste.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 30, 2013

This pork is fantastic! I recommend marinating all day. Wonderful flavor!

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Reviewed Jul. 8, 2012

I didn't have a grill available, so used the broiler. Fantastic! I couldn't believe how moist the chops were. Will definitely make this one again!!!

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