Island-style pork chops

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PREP TIME

25 min

Makes

4 servings, about 6-1/2 cups

* PLUS Marinating Time: 720 minutes, Baking Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup white vinegar
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 4 onions , coarsely chopped, about 2 cups
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 2 tsp allspice
  • 1 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 8 thick pork chops , about 2 kg

Instructions

  • In a food processor, whirl vinegar, soy sauce, oil, onions, salt and spices until smooth. Place chops in a 9×13 inch (3 L) dish. Spread with onion mixture. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350F (180C). Grease a shallow baking pan. Leaving some marinade on chops, place in a single layer. Freeze remaining marinade.
  • Bake chops, uncovered, in centre of 350F (180C) oven, for about 25 minutes.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 378,
  • Protein
  • 42.3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 3.5 g,
  • Fat
  • 20.7 g,

A brief whirl of onions and spices coats 8 juicy pork chops, adding plenty of flavor punch. Quickly baked all at once, you dine on 4 for dinner, then use the rest as a ready base for other recipes.