Apricot Pork Marinade

Apricot marinade
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  • Total: 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Makes about 2 cups (1 serving)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
430 Calories
29g Fat
33g Carbs
18g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: Makes about 2 cups (1 serving)
Amount per serving
Calories 430
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 38%
Saturated Fat 26g 128%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 7549mg 328%
Total Carbohydrate 33g 12%
Dietary Fiber 8g 28%
Protein 18g
Calcium 103mg 8%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This apricot marinade adds a delicious fruity flavor to pork without being overly sweet. It can also be converted into a sauce by doubling the recipe.

Ingredients

  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL apricot preserves (pureed)
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup/60 mL sherry
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL oil
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL ginger (ground)

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. Combine all ingredients and mix well. Marinate pork chops in a resealable bag for 3 to 4 hours. Mixture will keep for up to 5 days if stored in refrigerator. 
  3. If interested in making a marinade and a sauce, then simply double the ingredients in the recipe. Use half as the marinade and place the remaining half in a saucepan. Simmer mixture for 7 to 10 minutes, stirring often. Once the sauce has thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon, remove from heat and let cool to room temperature. Baste pork ribs or roasts with sauce, or serve on the side.