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BARBECUED PORK CHOPS

Prep Time: approx. 15 Minutes.
Cook Time: approx. 1 Hour 30 Minutes.
Ready in: approx. 1 Hour 45 Minutes.
Makes 6 servings.

  • 8 lean pork chops
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/3 cup distilled white vinegar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 bay leaf

Directions

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). In a skillet, heat a small amount of oil and brown both sides of the pork chops.

In a bowl combine ketchup, salt, celery seed, nutmeg, vinegar, water, and bay leaf; Pour over chops.

Bake in oven for 90 minutes. Turn chops once during baking

APRICOT PORK CHOPS

Prep Time: approx. 5 Minutes.
Cook Time: approx. 1 Hour.
Ready in: approx. 1 Hour 5 Minutes.
Makes 6 servings.

  • 6 pork chops
  • 1 (1 ounce) package dry onion soup mix
  • 10 ounces Russian-style salad dressing
  • 1 cup apricot preserves

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Place the pork chops into a casserole dish.

Mix onion soup mix, Russian dressing and apricot preserves together. Pour mixture over chops and bake for 1 hour.

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BROWN SUGAR CHOPS

Prep Time: approx. 5 Minutes.
Cook Time: approx. 1 Hour. 
Ready in: approx. 1 Hour 5 Minutes. 
Makes 6 servings.

  • 6 pork chops
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons margarine
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

Place the chops in a 9x13 inch baking pan. Place 1 tablespoon of brown sugar on top of every chop. Place 1 tablespoon of margarine on top of the brown sugar. Sprinkle chops with soy sauce.

Cover pan with foil and bake in preheated oven for 45 minutes. Remove foil and bake for an additional 15 minutes, until browned.

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EASY TERIYAKI CHOPS

Prep Time: approx. 5 Minutes.
Cook Time: approx. 10 Minutes.
Ready in: approx. 4 Hour 15 Minutes. 
Makes 4 servings.

  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 4 pork chops

Directions

In a shallow dish, combine the soy sauce, vinegar, honey and garlic powder. Place chops in dish, and turn to coat. Cover, and marinate for 2 to 4 hours in the refrigerator.

Preheat grill to high heat, and lightly oil grate.

Grill steaks 5 to 8 minutes per side, or to desired doneness.

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BASIL TOMATO PORK CHOPS

Prep Time: approx. 25 Minutes.
Cook Time: approx. 55 Minutes. 
Ready in: approx. 1 Hour 20 Minutes. 
Makes 8 servings.

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
  • 8 (1/2-inch thick) pork chops
  • 1 (28 ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes, undrained, cut up
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced in rings
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced into rings

Directions

Melt butter in 4-quart saucepan until sizzling; stir in garlic. Add 4 pork chops.

Cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until browned on both sides (4 to 6 minutes). Remove from pan; set aside.

Repeat with remaining pork chops.

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PORK KABOBS WITH MUSTARD-BOURBON GLAZE

Makes 4 servings.

  • 1 boneless pork loin roast (1 to 1-1/4 lbs.)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • 3 T. dijon mustard
  • 3 T. bourbon or water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 T. worcestershire sauce

Directions

Cut pork into 1" cubes, season with salt and pepper.

Combine mustard, bourbon, soy sauce, brown sugar, and worcestershire in a shallow dish, or large heavy plastic bag. Add pork, cover or close. Marinate in refrigerator up to 4 hours.

Remove pork from marinade, discard marinade. Thread meat onto skewers and grill on a covered grill over medium coals 8-12 minutes until pork is cooked through turning once.

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