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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Lime, Soy, and Maple Drizzle for Pork Chops ala ~CHB~

Lime, Soy, and Maple Drizzle for Pork Chops ala ~CHB~
(original recipe in October 2016 edition of Cooking Light)

2 Tbsp. unsalted butter
1 garlic clove, minced
2 Tbsp. lime juice (fresh, if you’ve got it)
2 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
1½ Tbsp. reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 Tbsp. of balsamic vinegar (a hot one works good)
Dash of crushed red pepper
1 tsp. water
½ tsp. cornstarch
2 pork chops
  • Melt butter in small, heavy saucepan over medium heat; add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant but not browned (about 30 seconds).
  • Add lime juice, maple syrup, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, and red pepper; stir to combine and bring to a simmer.
  • Stir together water and cornstarch in small bowl; add to sauce.
  • Cook, stirring often, until sauce thickens (about 2 minutes).
  • Grill pork chops, basting the chops with some of the sauce.
  • Drizzle remaining sauce over chops to serve.