BBQ Pork Chops with Kochujang Sauce
4bone-in pork chops (1/2 in. - 3/4 in. thick)
1⁄4 cupapple juice or mirin
1⁄3 cupapple cider
3 tablespoonshoisin sauce
2 tablespoonslight brown sugar
1garlic clove (peeled and chopped)
1 tablespoonginger (chopped)
- Combine the apple juice, shoyu and sesame oil. Place pork chops in a shallow pan. Pour the mixture over the pork chops and allow to marinate for 20 minutes to 1 hour.
- For the sauce, combine the sauce ingredients in a non reactive pan. Bring to a boil and simmer until thickened like ketchup or BBQ sauce. Reserve.
- Heat a gas or wood grill to medium high heat. Grill on each side for approximately 5 minutes or until an internal temperature of 140, basting generously with sauce to create a sticky glaze. Reglaze before serving. Optional garnish with green onions and toasted sesame seeds.