Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Beer Marinated Pork Chops

I first posted this two years ago, thrilled to be grilling after a long winter. If you're like me and have childhood memories of shoe leather pork chops, give this recipe a try. This marinade produces a delicious, tender pork chop.


Pork Chops in Beer Teriyaki Marinade

2/3 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup mirin (syrupy rice wine)
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons chopped fresh ginger root
2/3 cup of your favorite beer (no dark)
4 1" thick rib or loin pork chops

In a saucepan combine the soy sauce, mirin, vinegar, sugar, gingerroot and the beer. Simmer until the mixture is reduced to about 1 1/3 cups. Let the marinade cool until it is room temperature. In a shallow baking dish or plastic bag, cover the chops thoroughly with the marinade. Marinate overnight, turning them several times.

Pour the marinade in a saucepan and boil it for five minutes. Grill the pork chops on a oiled rack set about 4 inches over glowing coals, basting them with the marinade while cooking, Cook 8 - 10 minutes of each side.

10 comments:

  1. Those look delicious. I know we boil our brats in beer before cooking them on the fire.

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  2. Say hello to the grill!!! Awesome pork chop recipe. Perfect for that summer grill.

    Cheers.
    Velva

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  3. The marinade sounds fantastic, the chops look delicious, love the perfect grill marks!

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  4. YUMMM! I definitely like this idea, and may have to try this out :)

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  6. Oh yes. My mother was infamous for her shoe leather pork chops. But these look anything but!

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  7. This sounds great! I really enjoy marinating meat with beer. It always turns out delicious :)

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  8. These look nothing like shoe leather but do look juicy and delicious. I think grilling is my favorite way to make pork chops now. Love the tasty marinade!

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  9. Oh it looks like we are both gearing up for the grilling season. These look amazing. What time is dinner?? I will be right over...my mouth is still watering. Yum!!

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  10. This looks like a perfect recipe for the BBQ I am planning for next weekend. Thank you so much for sharing Julie.

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