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balsamic strawberry chops

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a recipe by
Lisa G. Sweet Pantry Gal
Buffalo, NY

For valentines day I wanted to do something special. Of course I had bought strawberries, and I almost always soak in balsamic (we love to eat this way) And the winning meat was porkchops. So Im up all night cant sleep, Thats when I like to experiment and pull different recipes together. I tasted and im sure my family is going to enjoy my valentine dinner. Im sure I will be enjoying on grill in summer.

★★★★★ 1
serves 4
prep time 40 Min
cook time 30 Min
method Grill

Ingredients For balsamic strawberry chops

  • 1 qt
    strawberries (hulled and cleaned)
  • 4-6
    pork chops any cut)
  • 1 c
    balsamic vinegar
  • 2
    sliced onions
  • 1/4 c
    powdered sugar

How To Make balsamic strawberry chops

  • 1
    Place strawberries in bowl with balsamic vinegar. Meanwhile salt and pepper porkchops, let sit for 15min then add pork chops to large ziplock bag and refriderate for at least an hour.
  • 2
    s&p and drizzel with olive oil chops. Place pork chops on grill pan and grill each side for nice grill marks. 2 min per side. In another pan boil your marinate making sure comes to full boil (remember had raw meat, but perfectly safe) You want to keep bubbleing for a good five min. Then turn to med to simmer for another 15min.
  • 3
    Meanwhile carmalize your sliced onions in butter, when starting to soften add powdered sugar. When finished add to strawberry reduction.
  • 4
    Place porkchops in 350 oven pour balsamic reduction over pork chops cover with foil and bake 20-30 min depending on size thermomitor should read 165. Flipping chops and brushing both sides of porkchops halfway thru bakeing time. When done let chops rest covered for 10 min. Serve with sides. I served with rice.
  • 5
    If your leary about the marinade it can be done same way but discard marinade from chops and make new reductions.