Friday, June 3, 2011
BBQ Pork Chops
Almost every Saturday morning, sometime between 10am and 2pm, I find myself perusing around the Douglass Loop Farmer's Market. And more often than not, I find myself ogling the meats at the Stone Cross Farm's booth. I've been having a hankering for some bone-in chops lately, but always arrive too late to the booth to get some. But trust me, settling for the boneless chops isn't that bad. In fact, it's not bad at all.
You see the chop in the above picture? That was only HALF of the whole chop I got. Yeah, the whole chop was practically bigger than my entire plate. Now, that's what I call a chop.
And the size isn't what gets me reeled in, either... the flavor of the meat is just superb!
And while I was perusing for recipes last weekend, I came across this little gem at Kohler Created. By far, one of the. best. pork chop. recipes. ever. EVER.
Don't forget to vote in this week's treat poll:
Adapted from Kohler Created's recipe
2 boneless pork chops (or in my case, one huge one cut in half)
1/2 cup honey
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/4 cup Dijon mustard
juice from 1 lemon
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
In a medium bowl, combine the honey, brown sugar, dijon mustard, lemon juice, soy sauce, and garlic until sugar is dissolved.
Place pork chops in a large Ziploc bag and pour marinade into bag. Place in fridge for at least 4 hours.
Heat a charcoal grill under medium high heat and grill chops for about 5-7 minutes per side. Let chops rest for about 5 minutes before serving.
We served this with some leftover homemade macaroni and cheese and some mixed vegetables. This was the perfect Friday night meal. So what are you waiting for? It's Friday night! And if you're in the Louisville area tomorrow morning, between 10am and 2pm, don't forget to check out the Douglass Loop Farmer's Market for some goodies! Especially for some Stone Cross Farm's pork chops!
Have a great weekend guys! We'll be headed up to Indianapolis for a graduation party (and to possibly hit up the outlet malls in Edinburgh on the way up) so don't forget to vote in the poll above to suggest something I should bring with me!