Combine 1/2 teaspoon Chinese 5-spice seasoning, salt, and pepper; sprinkle and rub onto both sides of pork chops. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes.
Add some spice to your pork chops! This recipe features Chinese 5-spice seasoning, which is a combo of star anise, fennel seeds, Szechuan peppercorns, whole cloves, and cinnamon sticks.
Servings and Ingredients
|1 ½ tsp. Chinese five-spice seasoning, divided|
|1 tsp. kosher salt|
|½ tsp. Hy-Vee ground black pepper|
|2 (1-1/4-lbs.) Duroc double bone-in pork chops, 2-1/2-to-2-3/4-inch thick|
|¾ Culinary Tours Kung Pao sauce|
|½ c. Hy-Vee honey|
|1 tsp. sesame seeds, toasted; for garnish|
Things To Grab
- Small saucepan
- Charcoal or gas grill
- Silicone pastry brush
- Aluminum foil
Meanwhile, stir together kung pao sauce, honey, and remaining 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice seasoning. Cook over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes or until slightly thickened, stirring frequently. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
Preheat a charcoal or gas grill for direct grilling over medium heat (350 degrees).
Grill pork hcops 15 minutes, turning once halfway through. Brush with sauce mixture. Grill 8 to 10 minutes more or until pork reaches 145 degrees, turning frequently and brushing with additional sauce. Transfer chops to a clean cutting board. Loosely cover with foil; let rest 3 minutes.
To serve, garnish with toasted sesame seeds. Cut each chop horizontally between the bones into 2 pieces.
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