Sunday, February 20, 2011

Cookbook Challenge - Week 8 - BBQ Pork Chops

I went looking for a quick dinner using what I had at home - and this recipe for BBQ Pork Chops from a cookbook that has been shown no love in my kitchen - The All-New Complete Cooking Light Cookbook: The Ultimate Guide.  The recipe was simple and the results delicious! I will use this recipe again on pork chops or chicken. Thad said it reminded him of bbq from L&L (a Hawaiian bbq chain in California). We were so hungry I forgot to snap a photo!

BBQ Pork Chops
serves 6

1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup ketchup
1 TB Worcestershire sauce
1 TB low-sodium soy sauce

Remaining ingredients:
6 (6 ounce) bone in (or boneless) center-cut pork chops (about 1/2 inch thick)
1 tsp dried thyme
1 tsp garlic salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper

  1. Preheat broiler
  2. Prepare sauce and place 1/4 cup of sauce in a small bowl, set aside.
  3. Trim fat from pork. Combine thyme, garlic salt, pepper and sprinkle over pork. Place on broiler pan coated with cooking spray, cook 6 minutes each side, basting with remaining sauce. 
  4. Serve pork chops with reserved 1/4 cup sauce.
244 calories, 11.3g fat, 24.6g protein, 9.9g carbs, .2g fiber, 77mg cholesterol, 1.5mg iron, 649mg sodium, 22mg calcium

I served with steamed green beans and brown rice.


  1. L&L? really?? wow! that is high praise!!! I'll have to try this!

  2. Sounds yummy! Thanks for sharing the recipe.