This simple, lean meat recipe is a Team FitNice week night go to. Pork can be as lean, and sometimes even more lean, than chicken, which makes is a great protein choice for any dinner table. Suitable at any time of year, these Honey Garlic Pork Chops can be done on the grill or in the oven.
Honey Garlic Pork Chops
Prep Time: 10 minutes (or marinade over night)
4-6 Pork Loin Chops, boneless with excess fat trimmed, roughly 4 ounces each
4 Tablespoons Soy Sauce
1/4 cup Honey
4 cloves garlic, minced (add additional garlic to taste)
1. Whisk honey, soy sauce and garlic in small, shallow bowl
2. Coat pork chops with marinade on both sides, rest over night if desired, saving excess marinade for basting
3a. Oven Cook: Grease baking dish and bake at 400 for 20 minutes, basting twice with excess honey marinade.
3b. Grill Cook: Grill on medium-high heat for five minutes on each side, or until cooked through, while basting frequently.
4. Serve with seasonal vegetables and optional brown rice or quinoa.