citrus and habanero marinated grilled pork chops


from bon appetit. despite the habanero it’s not very spicy at all

2 lemongrass stalks,outer layers removed and slided thin
1 habanero,seeds removed and finely chopped
2 minced garlic cloves
1/2 cup orange juice
2 Tbsp fish sauce (from an oriental market)
2 Tbsp brown sugar
4 Tbsp rice wine vinegar

4 thick bone in pork chops

in a bowl mix all the ingredients except the pork chops.
prick the pork chops all over with a fork. add to a zip lock bag along with 1/2 the marinade,reserving the rest
let marinade at room temperature 30 minutes-1 hour flipping a couple of times
heat a grill to high heat
grill the pork chops 6-7 minutes a side
drizzle the remaining marinade over the pork chops

serves 4


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s