• 8 Ratings

Lemon, mint, pepper and honey provides an enticing sweet-sour balance to this pork chop recipe.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
marinate:
4 hrs to 1 day
grill:
11 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Trim fat from chops. Place chops in a resealable plastic bag set in a shallow dish.

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For Marinade:
  • In a small bowl, combine honey, lemon peel, lemon juice, mint, oil, salt, and cayenne pepper. Pour over chops. Seal bag; turn to coat chops. Marinate in the refrigerate for 4 to 24 hours, turning bag occasionally. Drain chops, discarding marinade.

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  • For a charcoal grill, place chops on the rack of an uncovered grill directly over medium coals. Grill for 11 to 13 minutes or until chops are slightly pink in center and juices run clear (160°F), turning once halfway through grilling. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Place chops on grill rack over heat. Cover and grill as above.) Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts

257 calories; total fat 11g; saturated fat 3g; polyunsaturated fat 1g; monounsaturated fat 6g; cholesterol 71mg; sodium 350mg; carbohydrates 10g; fiber 0g; sugar 9g; protein 29g.
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Reviews

8 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: Unrated
04/24/2013
The marinade for this recipe was so simple and flavorful. The flavors of lemon, mint,and honey make it perfect for spring.I marinated the pork for 24 hours and couldn't have been happier with the result. Would also work well with chicken.
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