Grilled Pork chops with spice Pineapple
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1/3 cup vegetable oil
2 garlic cloves minced
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1 ½ teaspoons chili powder, preferabley ancho salt and pepper
8 thin – cut bone – in pork chops (3 to 4 ounces each), about ½ inch thick
1 (20 – ounce) can pineapple rings or 1 small pineapple, peeled, cored, and sliced ½ inch thick
1 tablespoon lime juice
- Combine vinegar, oil, garlic, sugar, ¾ teaspoon chili powder, 1 teaspoon salt and ½ teaspoon pepper in zip - lock bag. Transfer chops to the bag and marinate 20 minutes. When ready to use, remove the chops and discard the marinade.
- Grill chops over hot fire until first part starts to turn opaque around the edges, about 2 minutes. Flip chops and grill until cooked through, 1-2 minutes. Transfer to plate, cover with foil and let stand 5 minutes.
- Meanwhile, combine the pineapple, lemon juice, 1/8 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon pepper, chili powder and remaining in a large bowl. Serve with chops.