Thursday, April 28, 2011

BBQ Pork Steak

I don't use a lot of pork when I cook, but this recipe is a knockout!  I found this recipe online and tweaked it a little bit.  It makes a fabulous pork chop or steak strait out of the oven.  I haven't tried this marinated pork on the grill yet, it may be too sweet, but I will try it this summer and let you know.   There aren't any veggies or starches in with this dish, so you'll have to do a little extra planning on steaming some vegetables and warming up some rice or rolls. 


2 1/2- 3 lbs pork sirloin steaks or bone-in chops      6.32
1/4 C low sodium soy sauce                                            .50
1/4 C vegetable oil                                                            .20
1/2 C ketchup                                                                    .20
1/4 C brown sugar                                                            .10
juice from 1 lemon                                                             .48
2 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce                                          .20
1 medium onion (or half of a large onion)                      .50


Open the pork steaks or chops and divide evenly between three 8x8 pans.  You may need to cut the pork steaks into smaller portions before laying the pan.  Try not to overlap the pork or it will not cook evenly.
Slice the onion thinly into rings and lay them on top of the pork steaks.

Then mix together the soy sauce, vegetable oil, ketchup, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and brown sugar in a small mixing bowl with a whisk.

This recipe makes about 1 1/3 C marinade.  Spoon this sauce evenly over the pork steaks in the pans.
Cover each pan with foil.  Label two pans and place into freezer.  To cook the freezer meals you need to thaw in the fridge for two days, then bake at 350 degrees for 60 minutes.  Then put one pan in the oven for dinner.  This one is at room temperature so you can bake it at 350 degrees for 40 minutes. 
These are the two pans that I froze.

 Not including side dishes I made three BBQ pork steak dinners for $2.83.  If you're in a hurry try to heat some frozen veggies in the microwave and steam some rice.   Here is my pork after 40 minutes in the oven.
We ate ours for dinner with red skinned mashed potatoes and roasted broccoli and green beans.  Mmmmm!  It was like Sunday dinner on Thursday!
I hope you give this a try!  I will attempt to grill with this marinade when the weather warms up and I will let you know if it worked well, or if it burned up from the brown sugar.

Christie aka Keeza

1 comment:

  1. That looks sumptuous! I love how the color turned out after steaming and how it's so juicy. Asparagus or waldorf salad would make a good side dish for this too. Your recipe is definitely worth trying, Christie! I would be a happy girl to sit down and eat this on a Sunday dinner. Thanks for the post! I'd love to see more mouthwatering recipes from you. Happy cooking! :)

    Liz Peters