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"To barbecue" means to slow-cook foods at a low temperature for a long time with wood or charcoal.

"To grill" means to cook foods over direct heat and cook it much faster than barbecue with gas, wood or charcoal.



Jamaican Jerk Pork Chops


3 lbs of pork chops, not the loin as it is way too lean
1 1/2 tbsp ground allspice
1/2 tbsp ground thyme
1/2 tbsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tbsp ground nutmeg
1 tbsp fresh ginger
5 green onions
5 cloves garlic
3 scotch bonnet hot peppers (small orange pepper at Save on Food)
1 onion
1 lime, juiced
2 tbsp malt vinegar
Salt and pepper

In a food processor combine all the ingredients until very smooth. Chopped into a paste.
Put your pork in large Ziplock bag with all the paste
Marinate for 8 to 10 hours.
Take out of the fridge 1 hour before cooking. Grill at medium heat until cooked.
Serve with beer and everyone will love it!




Private Chef Martin for Cooking Classes and Catering in Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton.

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