Fire up the grill and try something new. So zesty and easy to prepare, these Grilled Bone-in Pork Chops with Hawaiian Marinade are the perfect addition to weeknight dinners and backyard barbecues. Courtesy of the National Pork Board
- 4 pork loin chops with bone, cut 3/4-inch thick
- 2 (6 ounce) cans unsweetened pineapple juice (1 1/2 c.)
- 3 scallions, white parts sliced into thin rounds
- 3 tablespoons ginger, peeled and minced
- 3 tablespoons reduced sodium soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons dark sesame oil
- 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
- 3⁄4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
- 1⁄2 teaspoon coarse salt
- Mix pineapple juice, white parts of scallions, ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar, pepper and salt in large, resealable bag. Add chops, seal bag and refrigerate for 2 to 10 hours. Remove chops from marinade and pat off excess marinade with paper towels. Discard remaining marinade.
- Prepare a medium-hot fire in grill. Brush grill grate clean and lightly oil grate. Grill chops directly over heat, 8 to 10 min., turning once, until internal temperature on a thermometer reads 145 degrees F, followed by a 3-minute rest.