Ms. Frugal

Thrifty blog and frugal recipies

Frugal Caribbean Jerk Pork Chops

1/4 c. water
1/3 c. lemon juice
1/3 c. chopped onion
1 tbsp. packed brown sugar
1 tbsp. chopped green onion
1 tbsp. canola or vegetable oil
3/4 tsp. salt
3/4 tsp. ground allspice
3/4 tsp. ground cinnamon
3/4 tsp. pepper
1/2 tsp. ground thyme
1/4 tsp. ground red pepper (cayenne)
2 1/4 pounds lean pork loin or rib chops (6 chops) -- about 5/8 inch thick

Place all ingredients except pork in blender. Cover and blend until
smooth. Reserve 1/2 c. of the marinade; cover and refrigerate for
basting. Trim excess fat from pork. Place pork in shallow nonmetal dish or
heavy-duty resealable plastic bag. Pour remaining marinade over pork.
Cover dish or seal bag and refrigerate at least 12 hours but no longer
than 24 hours.

Heat coals or gas grill. Remove pork from marinade; discard marinade.
Cover and grill pork 4 to 5 inches from medium heat 8 to 11 minutes,
turning frequently and brushing with reserved marinade, for medium
doneness (160