Ginger Pork Chops with Caramelized Onions Recipe

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Ginger Pork Chops with Caramelized Onions Recipe
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Ginger Pork Chops with Caramelized Onions Recipe

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I created this recipe in my kitchen as a way to add a little Asian flavor to my pork chops. The caramelized onions were an afterthought, but I think they add a nice touch.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. + marinating Cook: 70 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 5 min. + marinating Cook: 70 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 4 pork chops (1 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • CARAMALIZED ONIONS:
  • 2 large sweet onions, sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup ginger ale or chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash cayenne pepper

Directions

In a large resealable plastic bag or shallow glass container, combine the first six ingredients. Add pork chops; seal bag or cover container and chill for 2 hours, turning once. Remove pork chops from marinade; set marinade aside. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook pork chops in oil for 3 minutes per side or until golden brown. Add reserved marinade; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove chops from skillet; set aside and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened and clear. Meanwhile, toss onions in oil in a large skillet. Cover and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover; cook and stir for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Add ginger ale, salt and cayenne; cook 5 minutes longer. Top each chop with caramelized onions and serve with sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Ginger Pork Chops with Caramelized Onions in Country Pork 1996, p47

  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 4 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 4 pork chops (1 inch thick)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup cold water
  • CARAMALIZED ONIONS:
  • 2 large sweet onions, sliced and separated into rings
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup ginger ale or chicken broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  1. In a large resealable plastic bag or shallow glass container, combine the first six ingredients. Add pork chops; seal bag or cover container and chill for 2 hours, turning once. Remove pork chops from marinade; set marinade aside. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook pork chops in oil for 3 minutes per side or until golden brown. Add reserved marinade; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Remove chops from skillet; set aside and keep warm. Combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; boil and stir for 2 minutes or until sauce is thickened and clear. Meanwhile, toss onions in oil in a large skillet. Cover and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Uncover; cook and stir for 15 minutes or until golden brown. Add ginger ale, salt and cayenne; cook 5 minutes longer. Top each chop with caramelized onions and serve with sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Ginger Pork Chops with Caramelized Onions in Country Pork 1996, p47

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ABiggie User ID: 5510072 229771
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2015

"This is delicious. The spices are unexpected and makes it special."

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