Grilled Hoisin-Glazed Pork Chops with Pineapple Sa

Kathy Granstrom

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@WiGal

From Cook's Country. "The sugar in the hoisin sauce encourages flavorful caramelization on the pork chops."


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Grill

Ingredients

1/2
pineapple, cut in 1/2 inch rings
2 Tbsp
sesame oil, divided
1/2 c
hoisin sauce
3 Tbsp
rice vinegar
2 lb
pork chops, 1/2 inch thick
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
3
scallions, sliced
1/4 c
cilantro, chopped
1
jalapeno,seeded diced
2 tsp
ginger, minced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Brush pineapple all over with 1 tablespoon oil and grill, covered, over hot fire until charred, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to cutting board.


Whisk hoisin and vinegar together in bowl. Transfer 3 tablespoon of hoisin mixture to small bowl and set aside. Pat chops dry with paper towels and season with salt and pepper. Brush chops all over with remaining 1/2 cup hoisin mixture. Grill chops, covered, over hot fire until well browned and meat registers 140 degrees Fahrenheit, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer chops to platter and brush with reserved hoisin mixture. Tent loosely with foil and let rest for 5 minutes.


When pineapple is cool enough to handle, chop into 1/2 inch pieces and combine with scallions, cilantro, jalapeƱo, ginger, and remaining 1 tablespoon oil in bowl. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve pork with salsa.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Asian