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Pork Month – Soy Orange Pork Chops Recipe

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Soy Orange Pork Chops
Servings: 8

Ingredients:
– ¾ cup of fresh orange juice
– 2 tablespoons of soy sauce
– 1 teaspoon of sugar
– 1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
– ¼ teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper
– 8 sprigs of fresh thyme
– 8 lean (½ inch thick) pork chops

Directions:

Combine orange juice with the soy sauce, sugar, garlic, pepper and thyme sprigs; set aside.

With a very sharp knife, score the pork chops 1/8 inch deep in a crisscross pattern on each side. Place in a glass or stainless steel dish in a single layer. Pour the marinade over the chops and let sit at least 30 minutes. Drain and reserve the marinade.

Reduce the remaining marinade separately in a saucepan and pour over the chops after removing from the grill.

Heat indoor or outdoor grill. Place soaked pork chops on the grill. Close the lid and grill for approximately 3 minutes. Open grill and flip the pork chops, brush the reduced marinade on the pork chops and continue to grill for another 3 minutes.

When pork chops are done, remove from grill, pour over the cooked pork chops and serve immediately.

Enjoy!