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Korean-Spiced Pork Chops & Slaw

Korean-Spiced Pork Chops & Slaw
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

Chili powder and garlic, both of which star in Korean cuisine, season grilled pork chops and a cool, tangy slaw. If you can find Korean chili powder use it, otherwise conventional chili powder is fine.

Ingredients
Prep: 35 minutes | Total Time: 35 minutes
  • 3 tablespoons
    rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon
    canola oil, divided
  • 3 small cloves
    garlic, minced, divided
  • 4 teaspoons
    chili powder, divided
  • 2 teaspoons
    sugar
  • 1 teaspoon
    fish sauce, or reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon
    cayenne pepper, (optional)
  • 6 cups
    thinly sliced napa cabbage
  • radishes, cut into matchsticks
  • scallions, thinly sliced into 2-inch lengths
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    kosher salt
  • bone-in pork chops, 1/2-3/4 inch thick (about 2 pounds), trimmed
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill to medium.
  2. Whisk vinegar, 2 tablespoons oil, 1 minced garlic clove, 2 teaspoons chili powder, sugar, fish sauce (or soy sauce) and cayenne (if using) in a large bowl until the sugar is dissolved. Add cabbage, radishes and scallions; toss to coat.
  3. Place the remaining garlic on a cutting board; sprinkle with the remaining 2 teaspoons chili powder and salt. Mash into a paste with the side of a chef’s knife. Combine the paste and the remaining 1 teaspoon oil in a small bowl. Rub both sides of pork chops with the paste.
  4. Oil the grill rack (see Tip). Grill the pork chops, turning once, until cooked through, 3 to 5 minutes per side. Serve the chops with the slaw.

 

Tip

Tip: Oiling a grill rack before you grill foods helps ensure that the food won’t stick. Oil a folded paper towel, hold it with tongs and rub it over the rack. (Do not use cooking spray on a hot grill.) When grilling delicate foods like tofu and fish, it is helpful to coat the food with cooking spray.

Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings, 1 pork chop & 1 1/2 cups slaw each
  • Calories304
  • Fat17 g
    • Saturated fat4 g
  • Cholesterol67 g
  • Carbohydrates8 g
    • Dietary fiber3 g
  • Protein29 g
  • Sodium356 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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