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Tequila Marinated Centered Cut Pork Chops - Cooking with, liquors is something I love to do.

Carlton Haynes is the innovative, professional chef by trade who loves to cook.

Tequila Marinated Centered Cut Pork Chops

You can also use any kind of spirits, including Tequila, vodka or bourbon, to tenderize meat. The alcohol acts much like the natural fruit enzymes, breaking down the meat protein.so you can have a very tender protein when it's done cooking.

You can also use any kind of spirits, including Tequila, vodka or bourbon, to tenderize meat. The alcohol acts much like the natural fruit enzymes, breaking down the meat protein.so you can have a very tender protein when it's done cooking.

Tequila Marinated Centered Cut Pork Chops

Tequila Marinated Centered Cut Pork Chops
I am not a drinker but I love to infuse liquors into the foods I prepare, Thats why today I want to share with you a recipe for Tequila Marinated Centered Cut Pork that I know you're going to love.

Ingredients
1/4 cup packed brown sugar1/4 cup tequila1/4 cup soy sauce2 tablespoons lime juice1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger1 tablespoon minced garlic1/4 teaspoon black pepper4 center cut pork chops (4 ounces each)2 tablespoons minced green onion(optional)
Methods

  1. Combine brown sugar, tequila, soy sauce, lime juice ginger, garlic and pepper in medium bowl; mix well. Reserve 1/4 cup mixture for serving; set aside at this point place the pork chops in a large resealable zip lock storage bag. Pour remaining marinade over the pork chops; seal the bag and turn to coat, Then marinate in refrigerator 2 to 4 ours, turning occasionally.
  1. Preheat your oven to 350F. Remove pork chops from the marinade, Then discard the left-over marinade, But remember to reserve a 1/4 cup of the marinade.
  2. Bake the pork chops 15 to 20 minutes, but check them because they are done when the temperature is at 140 - 145 degrees, then brush on the remaining marinade mixture then sprinkle with the green onions (optional), if you're cooking with thin pork chops, they will bake a little faster, And bone in will take a little bit longer to cook.

4. When the pork chops are done let them sit and rest a few minutes so the juices can rest in the meat and keep the pork chops stay juicy, After that serve and enjoy.

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