Polynesian Pork Chops

Brown sugar and grated gingerroot mix with more traditional ingredients to marinate boneless pork chops destined for the grill.

  • prep time 35 min
  • total time 2 hr 35 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8

Ingredients

1
cup ketchup
1/3
cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
teaspoon grated gingerroot
1/2
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
4
cloves garlic, minced
8
boneless pork loin chops, about 1/2 inch thick (about 1 3/4 lb)
  • 1 In 2-gallon resealable food-storage plastic bag, mix all ingredients except pork chops. Add pork; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 1 to 2 hours to marinate, turning bag once.
  • 2 When ready to cook pork, heat gas or charcoal grill. When grill is heated, remove pork from marinade; reserve marinade. Place pork on gas grill over medium heat or on charcoal grill over medium coals; cover grill. Cook 15 to 20 minutes, turning occasionally and brushing with marinade, until pork is no longer pink in center. Discard any remaining marinade.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    210
    (
    Calories from Fat
    70),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    8g
    8%
    (Saturated Fat
    2 1/2g,
    2 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    60mg
    60%;
    Sodium
    750mg
    750%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    13g
    13%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    11g
    11%
    ),
    Protein
    22g
    22%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    8%;
    Vitamin C
    4%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    8%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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