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3.22.2012

Sweet and Spicy Pork Chops




   With Summer on my mind I am so looking forward to using our outdoor grill! We love grilling during spring and summer. I especially love it because it's the time of year my Hubby cooks for us! He can make some mean hamburgers and steaks. He always grills them perfectly!

   So with the anticipation of Summer-time grilling, I've been using my indoor grill pan a lot. These Sweet and Spicy Pork Chops were absolutely amazing. They have a hint of sweetness from the brown sugar, and just the right amount of heat from the Cajun seasonings. So so yummy!




Sweet and Spicy Pork Chops
recipe adapted from: Food.Com


6 pork chops, thin and boneless
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 tablespoons brown sugar
1 teaspoon Cajun Seasoning (use less if you dont like a lot of heat)


DIRECTIONS:  Combine all of the ingredients in a large ziplock bag. Shake to mix and coat pork chops. Place bag in the refrigerator and marinate for 2-3 hours.

Heat an indoor grill pan or skillet to medium heat. Drizzle a little olive oil on the bottom of pan. (about 1 tablespoon)  Place 3 pork chops at a time onto the pan and cook 3-4 minutes on each side or until completely cooked.

Set cooked chops on a plate and tent with foil to keep warm while you cook the remaining pork chops.
















 

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

Will be trying these tomorrow night (hopefully) but do not have the 'Cajun' seasoning on hand. What other spices would you suggest? We love hot and spicy so are willing to enjoy some heat!

Jocelyn said...

We grill so much when warm weather hits. Thanks for another great recipe to round out our rotation of chicken and more chicken! I like the idea of the spicy and sweet:-)

Holly said...

@ Anonymous-

I would try some garlic powder, paprika, thyme and black pepper! Hope it turns out for you! :)

Lizzy said...

What a simple and delicious pantry marinade! We grill a lot of chops and this is a yummy new idea :)

yummychunklet said...

With these pork chops, I'm excited to grill now, too!

Val said...

I have pork chops in my freezer and I will be making these tomorrow. yum

Words Of Deliciousness said...

These pork chops look yummy. I love to do grilling in the summer too.

Angie's Recipes said...

They look tender and flavourful. Love sweet and spicy flavours.

Jen Bradford said...

Tried these last night, and what a success they were! Very flavorful and tender. Thank you for a wonderful new recipe.

So Domesticated said...

This recipe looks very good... I'm always looking for different ways to prepare pork chops!

Sasha B said...

These grilled pork chops were so good! My husband who isnt a fan of pork, ate 3! Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe. I really like ur blog : o)

Nic said...

I have honestly never come across a food blog where I liked SO many of the recipes. I'm a pretty picky eater. Everything I look at on your blog looks so delicious! Thank you for sharing with us!!!!