Saturday, September 4, 2010

Last Dish of the Summer....

This is a wonderful Taste of Home recipe - just perfect for those warm summer evenings! My hubby was not to thrilled with the idea of eating strawberries on top of his grilled pork, but he loved it!!! It was actually a great combination! This was even better right on top of the salad!!! This would be a great recipe to impress your dinner guests with!!!
Sweet and Tangy Chops

3/4 cup raspberry vinaigrette
2 tablespoons chopped green onion
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
2 teaspoons dried rosemary, crushed
1/2 to 1 teaspoon pepper
4 pork loin chops
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 cups sliced fresh strawberries

In a small bowl, combine the vinaigrette, onion, brown sugar, paprika and Worcestershire sauce; set aside. Combine rosemary and pepper; rub over both sides of pork chops. In a large skillet, cook chops in oil over medium-high heat for 5-6 minutes on each side or until a meat thermometer reads 160°. Pour vinaigrette mixture over meat; cook 3-4 minutes longer or until pork juices run clear. Remove chops and keep warm. Add strawberries to the cooking juices and toss to coat; serve with pork chops.

* We grilled the pork instead and just mixed the vinaigrette mixture in a saucepan on the stove. Towards the end of the cooking time, we added the strawberries to the pan and then poured over the pork when ready to serve.


Kristen said...

I would not think to do that, but I bet it was delicious!

Monica H said...

That looks super good. I love strawberries with savory flavors. Hope you have a good weekend.

teresa said...

how fun, i love the strawberries in there. this looks delicious!

Kathy said...

Thanks ladies :O) It was delicious, trust me!!! Let me know if you ever try it and if you did anything different. Y'all have a great Labor Day tomorrow!!!

Katy ~ said...

Strawberries and pork, smiles. Well, why not. We eat pork with pineapple, apples, apricots, so why not expand the plate and the palate. I think this sounds different and delicious!