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Pork Chops with Cherry Barbecue Sauce

4 center cut pork chops

Barbecue rub:
2 T. garlic salt
1 1/2 T. white pepper
1/4 C. paprika
2 T. dried mustard
2 T. vinegar
2 T. Worcestershire sauce
2 oz. regular beer
Cherry Barbecue Sauce (recipe follows)

Prepare barbecue sauce. Place dry ingredients of the barbecue rub in a bowl and mix. Add vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and beer and mix into a paste. Rub paste on pork to marinate. Grill on both sides, about 7 minutes per side depending on thickness.

Cherry Barbecue Sauce
1/4 C. onion, chopped
2 t. garlic, chopped
3 T. sesame oil
1/3 C. water
1/3 C. cider vinegar
2 T. ketchup
1/4 C. cherry preserves
2 T. molasses
2 t. Worcestershire sauce
2/3 C. cherries (tart), fresh or frozen, pits removed
1 t. red pepper flakes
1 t. ginger, ground
2 t. cumin seed (whole)
3 T. brown sugar
1 T. cornstarch dissolved in 1/4 C. water

Saute onions and garlic in sesame oil until tender. Add other ingredients and spices and simmer for 30 minutes. Thicken slightly with cornstarch and water.

Yield: 4 servings


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