Pork Chops With Apple Raspberry Barbecue Sauce

Grilled pork chops are brushed with homemade barbecue sauce made with Apple Raspberry Juicy Juice® 100% Juice and raspberries.
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Pork Chops

The fresh element of ginger adds a contrasting savory balance to the flavors and complements the grilled pork. Serve with steaming hot corn on the cob and a big garden salad to make it a fun summer meal for the family.

Recipe courtesy of Juicy Juice®

4
Servings
305
Calories Per Serving
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Notes

Combine Apple Raspberry Juicy Juice® 100% Juice, raspberries, tomato paste, brown sugar, vinegar, ginger, smoked paprika and 1 teaspoon salt in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium-high heat, whisking often, and cook until the raspberries have broken down and the sauce has thickened, 7 to 9 minutes. Remove from the heat and set ½ cup of the barbecue sauce aside for serving.

Preheat grill or grill pan for medium-high direct heat grilling. Sprinkle pork chops with the remaining 1 teaspoon salt over both sides.

Oil grill rack and immediately add pork chops. Allow to cook about halfway, rotating to form grill cross-hatch marks if desired, 4 to 6 minutes total. Flip pork chops over and brush with barbecue sauce. Continue cooking, rotating if desired, 4 to 6 minutes or until an instant read thermometer registers 145 degrees when inserted in the thickest part of a chop.

Briefly turn over to brush the remaining sauce over the chops and then transfer to a serving platter. Serve the pork chops with the reserved barbecue sauce.

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Apple Raspberry Juicy Juice® 100% Juice
  • 1 Cup fresh or frozen raspberries
  • 2 Tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 Tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 Teaspoons raspberry vinegar or cider vinegar
  • 1 Teaspoon finely chopped fresh ginger root
  • 1 Teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 Teaspoons coarse kosher salt, divided
  • 4 bone-in pork chops, about 1-inch thick

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Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
14g
20%
Sugar
22g
24%
Saturated Fat
8g
33%
Cholesterol
4mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
43g
33%
Protein
3g
7%
Vitamin A, RAE
4µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
17mg
23%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
3µg
3%
Calcium, Ca
20mg
2%
Choline, total
5mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
47µg
12%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
12mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
53mg
8%
Selenium, Se
5µg
9%
Sodium, Na
198mg
13%
Water
57g
2%