Grilled Szechwan Pork Chops
These chops sizzle from the grill with fiery Chinese flavors. Serve with cucumbers sliced and tossed with rice wine vinegar and chopped cilantro, steamed green peas and warm flour tortillas.
4 boneless pork chops, 1-inch thick
2 green onions with tops, finely chopped
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 garlic cloves , crushed
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon lemon juice
2 teaspoons Oriental chili paste
1 teaspoon sugar
1 teaspoon grated ginger
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
- In large self-sealing bag combine all ingredients except pork chops; blend well. Add chops, seal bag and refrigerate for 4 to 24 hours.
- Prepare medium-hot fire in kettle-style grill.
- Remove chops from marinade, discarding remaining marinade, and grill over fire 4 to 5 minutes on each side.
Makes 4 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories 190 calories Protein 23 grams Fat 8 grams Sodium 750 milligrams Cholesterol 65 milligrams Saturated Fat 2 grams Carbohydrates 4 grams.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.