Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Chipotle Cherry Glazed Pork Chops

Really loved this sauce.

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  • 2 boneless pork chops
  • 2 teaspoons grilling blend
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 cups fresh dark sweet cherries
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped seeded chipotle with 1/2 teaspoon adobo sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

Heat  a small saucepan over medium-high heat.  Add cherries, vinegar, chipotle, sugar, thyme and remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and pepper to saucepan; cook for 20-30 minutes or until thickened.

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Preheat grill pan. Sprinkle both sides of the chops with ¼ tsp salt and pepper. Place on grill pan  and cook 3 to 4 minutes per side over medium-high heat. Serve pork with cherry glaze.

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The boys were so cute this past weekend, here’s one more photo I was able to capture.

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