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Eating On A Budget Recipe 3/26

Posted by on Mar. 26, 2013 at 1:54 PM
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                    Maple-Brined Pork

                                       

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 chop and 4 fruit pieces)
Total: 
Price: $2.50 per serving

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth 
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons whole allspice
  • garlic cloves, crushed
  • bay leaf, crushed
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons maple syrup, divided
  • (4-ounce) boneless pork chops 
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • Cooking spray 
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted 
  • ripe plums, halved and pitted
  • ripe peaches, halved and pitted
  • green onions, sliced (optional) 

Preparation

  1. 1. Place first 6 ingredients, 2 tablespoons salt, and 2 tablespoons syrup in a pan. Bring to a boil; dissolve salt. Cool. Seal pork and brine in a zip-top plastic bag. Chill 8 hours; drain.
  2. 2. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
  3. 3. Sprinkle pork with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper. Grill pork on a rack coated with cooking spray 3 minutes on each side or until done. Combine 1 1/2 teaspoons syrup and butter; brush onto fruit. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon ground pepper. Grill fruit, cut sides down, on rack coated with cooking spray for 3 minutes. Cut each peach and plum half in half again; serve with pork. Top with onions, if desired.

by on Mar. 26, 2013 at 1:54 PM
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Momof2Stepof3
by Member on Mar. 26, 2013 at 1:54 PM

BUMP!

EbonySnow
by on Mar. 26, 2013 at 2:14 PM

my dh might like it but I am not a fan of sweet meat

MamaMandee
by on Mar. 26, 2013 at 3:31 PM
Im having pork chops for dinner tonight.
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HisSweetheart07
by on Mar. 26, 2013 at 7:45 PM

tfs

mackiebugsmom
by on Mar. 26, 2013 at 8:30 PM
Looks good :)
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SassyWildflower
by on Mar. 26, 2013 at 9:10 PM

sounds good

Luvmybooskies
by Tiff on Mar. 26, 2013 at 9:11 PM
1 mom liked this

Thanks for posting. I am always looking for new ideas.

Jukebox_Jenny
by Jenny on Mar. 26, 2013 at 9:27 PM
Tfs
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Rushn311
by on Mar. 26, 2013 at 10:07 PM

that looks delish!

hugss
by on Mar. 27, 2013 at 12:12 AM

Looks yummy :)

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