Grilled Maple Pork Chops
6 tablespoons maple syrup
6 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
3/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 teaspoon coarsely ground pepper
4 boneless pork loin chops (1-1/2 inch thick and 12 ounces each)
In a small bowl, whisk syrup, vinegar, salt and pepper until blended. Pour 1/2 cup marinade into a large resealable plastic bag. Add pork chops; seal bag and turn to coat. Refrigerate 1 hour. Reserve remaining marinade for basting.
Drain pork chops, discarding marinade in bag. On an oiled grill, cook pork chops, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from heat 13-17 minutes or until a thermometer reads 145°, turning occasionally and basting with reserved marinade during the last 5 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving. Makes 4 servings.