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Grilled Pork Chops Recipe

I enjoy cooking because Mom taught me...now I take pleasure in teaching my son, Jose. This is a special family recipe with a flavorful marinade. The mouthwatering chops are so easy to make.—Tim Buckmaster, Millsboro, Delaware
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 6 pork loin chops (about 1-inch thick)

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Pour 2-1/3 cups marinade into a large resealable plastic bag; add the pork. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for several hours or overnight. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill chops, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Let meat stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 381 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 111 mg cholesterol, 1,136 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 39 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied red wine such as Pinot Noir.