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Teriyaki Pork Chops

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100% would make this recipe again

Japanese-style pork chops, marinated then grilled.

Teriyaki [tehr-ee-YAK-kee] is a Japanese dish consisting of meat, that has been marinated in a mixture of soy sauce, Japanese wine, sugar, and ginger. The recipe calls for «mirin», a sweet wine made from rice, which gives the cooked food a sweet flavour and a slight glaze. Mirin can be found in Asian food markets. If you cannot find it, you may replace it with «sake», sherry or a sweet white wine.

Brining : 30 min Preparation : 10 min Cooking : 10 min
240 calories/serving
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Lactose Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Kid-friendly
  • Diabetes-friendly

Ingredients

resealable plastic bag
2 pork chops with bones 360 g
1/2 clove garlic, finely chopped
1 tbsp gingerroot, minced 14 g
1 tbsp brown sugar 12 g
2 tbsp apple cider vinegar 30 mL
1/4 cup wheat-free soy sauce 65 mL
1 1/2 tbsp mirin (sweet rice wine) 23 mL
1 tbsp canola oil 15 mL

Before you start

Keep the serving plates in the oven at the lowest setting so they are warm when you serve.

Method

  1. Place the pork chops in a resealable plastic bag. Finely chop the garlic and mince the ginger then put them in a small bowl. Add the brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, and mirin (or Sherry) then stir until the brown sugar is dissolved. Pour the mixture into the bag, then seal it and turn it to coat the pork chops with the marinade. Let stand 30 min at room temperature or chill in the refrigerator 3 h to overnight.
  2. Pour out the marinade from the bag into a small saucepan, bring to a boil, then simmer 2 min. Set aside.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a skillet over moderate heat until hot but not smoking. Add the pork chops then sauté until just cooked through, 3-4 min per side, depending on the thickness. Serve on the warmed plates. Drizzle the chops with the hot marinade.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (130g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

240

Fat

12 g

18 %

Saturated 3 g
+ Trans 0.1 g

15 %

Cholesterol

70 mg

Sodium

390 mg

16 %

Carbohydrate

5 g

2 %

Fibre

0 g

1 %

Sugars

2 g

Protein

27 g

Vitamin A

0 %

Vitamin C

2 %

Calcium

3 %

Iron

8 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : ¼ serving
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 1 ¼ servings

Claims

This recipe is :
Source of  :
Iron, Magnesium, Omega-3, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K
Good source of  :
Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Zinc
Excellent source of  :
Niacin, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B12

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables 0
Meat and Alternatives 3 ½
Fats 1
Other Foods 0

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3 Reviews (1 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again
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milliemalde
january 26, 2013 | I would make this recipe again

I would recommend more sauce for next day lunches. The drizzling works really well for eating right away but my lunch was a little dry. The sauce is so fragrant and delicious!

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troushka
october 10, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

The sauce for this recipe is very good. It's easy to make and nice with a crisp salad.

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This recipe is in the following categories

Pork | Main courses/Entrées | Source of Omega-3 | Diabetes-friendly | Sauté/Stir Fry | Marinate | Japanese

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milliemalde
january 26, 2013 | I would make this recipe again

I would recommend more sauce for next day lunches. The drizzling works really well for eating right away but my lunch was a little dry. The sauce is so fragrant and delicious!

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troushka
october 10, 2010 | I would make this recipe again

The sauce for this recipe is very good. It's easy to make and nice with a crisp salad.

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