This surf and turf combination pairs boneless pork chops and shrimp. The chops are soaked in a spicy homemade jerk marinade, which keeps the grilled meat moist and juicy while providing a hefty dose of Jamaican flavor.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
marinate:
2 hrs
grill:
10 mins
total:
2 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
6
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place onion, oil, lime juice, garlic, scallion, salt, allspice, thyme, nutmeg, cinnamon, pepper and hot sauce in a blender. Whirl until smooth.

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  • Place pork chops in a large resealable plastic bag; add marinade. Seal and marinate in the refrigerator for 2 hours. Turn occasionally to be sure all meat is coated with the marinade. Add shrimp during the last half hour; seal and turn to coat thoroughly.

  • Heat a gas grill to medium-high or prepare a charcoal grill with medium-hot coals. Lightly coat grill rack with oil or nonstick cooking spray.

  • Remove pork chops and shrimp from plastic bag and shake off excess marinade; discard marinade. Tie each chop with cooking twine so it maintains a round shape to cook evenly. Grill for 5 minutes per side or until internal temperature reaches 160 degrees F on an instant-read thermometer. Grill shrimp for 2 to 3 minutes per side until cooked through.

Nutrition Facts

302 calories; fat 12g; cholesterol 179mg; saturated fat 3g; carbohydrates 4g; insoluble fiber 1g; protein 42g; sodium 553mg.
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