Apricot Pork Marinade

Apricot marinade
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  • 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 0 mins
  • Yield: Makes about 2 cups (1 serving)

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.

What You'll Need

  • 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)

How to Make It

1. 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.  

2. 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.

Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 430
Total Fat 29 g
Saturated Fat 26 g
Unsaturated Fat 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 7,549 mg
Carbohydrates 33 g
Dietary Fiber 8 g
Protein 18 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)