Tender 'n' Tasty Pork Chops Recipe

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Tender 'n' Tasty Pork Chops Recipe
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Tender 'n' Tasty Pork Chops Recipe

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We love to grill summertime meals, and these flavorful chops can’t be beat. They always turn out juicy and tender. —Nancy Zimmerman, Cape May Court House, New Jersey
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 15 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1-2/3 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Place pork chops in a large resealable plastic bag; add half of the marinade. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 4-5 hours, turning occasionally. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
Drain and discard marinade. Grill pork chops, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Tender 'n' Tasty Pork Chops in Taste of Home June/July 2006, p33

  • 1-2/3 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons chopped shallots
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 bone-in pork loin chops (3/4 inch thick)
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first 10 ingredients. Place pork chops in a large resealable plastic bag; add half of the marinade. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 4-5 hours, turning occasionally. Cover and refrigerate remaining marinade for basting.
  2. Drain and discard marinade. Grill pork chops, covered, over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until a thermometer reads 145°, basting occasionally with reserved marinade. Let stand for 5 minutes before serving. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Tender 'n' Tasty Pork Chops in Taste of Home June/July 2006, p33

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 82775
Reviewed Oct. 6, 2013

"This was really good and simple. I made pretty much this whole menu for a family dinner."

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kcgille User ID: 2641518 76732
Reviewed May. 23, 2010

"Great recipie. I prefer balsamic vinegar to the rice vinegar by a mile, but love it otherwise."

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