Teriyaki Pork Chops with Blueberry-Ginger Relish

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Take 5 minutes in the morning to get these pork chops marinating so they're ready to grill the same night or even the next day.

Teriyaki Pork Chops with Blueberry-Ginger Relish
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved
Ingredients
  • Total Time: 2 1/2 hours (including 2 hours marinating time)

  • 4 bone-in center-cut pork chops, (about 1 3/4 pounds), trimmed of fat

  • Marinade

  • 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry, (see Ingredient Note)

  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed

  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • Blueberry-Ginger Relish

  • 1 cup fresh blueberries, coarsely chopped

  • 1 shallot, chopped

  • 1 serrano chile, seeded and minced

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions
  1. Marinate the pork (Step 1) for up to 1 day.

  2. 4 servings, 1 chop & 1/4 cup relish each

  3. To marinate: Place pork chops in a large sealable plastic bag. Whisk soy sauce, sherry, garlic, brown sugar and crushed red pepper in a small bowl. Add the marinade to the bag, seal and turn to coat. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.

  4. To prepare relish: About 20 minutes before grilling the pork, combine blueberries, shallot, chile, cilantro, lime juice, ginger and salt in a small bowl.

  5. Preheat grill to high. Remove the pork chops from the marinade (discard marinade). Grill the chops 3 to 5 minutes per side. Let them rest for 5 minutes before serving with the relish.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Per serving
Calories
208
Carbohydrates
8g
Fat
7g
Saturated Fat
2g
Monounsaturated Fat
3g
Protein
27g
Cholesterol
83mg
Dietary Fiber
1g
Potassium
423mg
Sodium
251mg
Added Sugars
0g
Exchanges
1/2 fruit
4 lean meat
Carbohydrate Servings
1/2
Selenium (67% daily value).

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8 replies

Gabby
GabbyPA 2015-06-16 17:32:58 -0500 Report

I did this one for the family, but no one really liked the chutney which surprised me because we like blueberries. So it was not worth the carbs to eat the chutney. But the pork was good.