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Soy-and-Ginger-Marinated Pork Chops

A brief stint in the refrigerator with a soy-and-ginger marinade gives the pork flavor while tenderizing the meat.

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  • Servings: 4
Soy-and-Ginger-Marinated Pork Chops

Source: Martha Stewart Living, September 2011

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons finely grated fresh ginger
  • 3 tablespoons light-brown sugar
  • 1 scallion, finely chopped
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 4 bone-in pork chops (8 ounces each; 3/4 inch thick)
  • Garnish: 1 scallion, thinly sliced

Directions

  1. Whisk together soy sauce, 3 tablespoons oil, the ginger, sugar, chopped scallion, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper.

  2. Arrange pork chops in a 9-by-13-inch nonreactive baking dish. Reserve 3 tablespoons marinade, and pour remainder over pork chops. Marinate, covered with plastic wrap, flipping chops halfway through, for 45 minutes.

  3. Heat remaining tablespoon oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove pork chops from marinade, and sear for 3 1/2 to 4 minutes. Reduce heat to medium. Flip chops, and sear until just cooked through, 3 1/2 to 4 minutes more. Transfer chops to a board or platter. Let rest for 5 minutes.

  4. Add reserved 3 tablespoons marinade to skillet. Simmer over medium heat until thickened, about 30 seconds. Spoon sauce over chops. Garnish with thinly sliced scallion.

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