Grilled Pork with Korean-Style BBQ Sauce is a main dish with appeal. It’s easy to make after a busy day, and that sauce! Sweet, spicy, and for sure, tasty, it’s the perfect partner with pork. This is the dish you need when you want a fabulous meal that doesn’t take a lot of time to make.
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Who couldn’t use a dish that can be on your table in just under 30 minutes? Oh, yeah, and one that is absolutely scrumptious, too? Yep, I thought so!
After a busy day, no one needs a meal that takes a lot of fuss, amiright? You’ll want to make grilled pork with Korean-style BBQ sauce part of your mealtime repertoire (and it’s perfect for grilling season).
If you’re looking for an easy meatless meal option, consider my Low Carb Zoodles with Romesco Sauce. It’s another dish that’s really easy to make, and it has big flavor!
Imagine those times when you’re having a crazy-busy day. You can lighten the dinner prep load a little, even if you only have a few minutes to spare. You can easily order the ingredients you need for this recipe on Walmart’s Online Grocery Pickup Service. The image below is what the online option looks like, and it’s really easy to use.
When you check out online, you’ll select a scheduled pick up time. Then, just head to the designated Grocery Pickup Area at your selected Walmart store, call the number posted outside the door, and a helpful employee will bring your order straight to your car. Super simple!
This was the first time I’ve used the service, and it was just what I needed!
Grilling happens, like, five out of seven nights at my house, no joke. This gave me the perfect opportunity to make this tasty pork dish.
Choosing quality ingredients for my recipes is always a must, which is why I like using Smithfield All Natural Fresh Pork for this dish. Smithfield® is now available at Wamart (hip, hip hooray for convenience!), and the all natural boneless pork chops I used are part of Smithfield’s Guaranteed Tender line of products.
The Guaranteed Tender qualification means that:
- Smithfield hand-selects cuts based on coloring and marbling
- The process is USDA Verified
- The product is proudly raised in the USA
- Product it fresh and never frozen
I love this guarantee, and I love that Smithfield supplies naturally tender and juicy fresh pork with no artificial ingredients, no preservatives, no added steroids or hormones. You can taste the quality!
This Korean-style BBQ sauce may be a little different from another that you’ve had. I’m not claiming total authenticity with my sauce, but that’s what makes cooking a delight: you get to do your own thing!
This sauce is sweet and spicy and sticky and totally delicious. I think you’ll love it, and it’s the perfect partner for grilled pork.
Okay, okay, one more example to prove my point with this super-simple Sriracha-Roasted Pork with Sweet Potatoes. This couldn’t be easier to make with just a few ingredients.
The next chance you get, fire up your grill to make Grilled Pork with Korean-Style BBQ Sauce. It’s so delicious, and so easy to make. It’s sure to become a family favorite!
Yields Serves 2
5 based on 6 review(s)
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
- 1 green onion, green and white parts chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon hot sauce like Sriracha or another type
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 2 teaspoons water
- 1 teaspoon sesame seeds as garnish
- 1 pound Smithfield All Natural Boneless Pork Chops
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- Add the ketchup, brown sugar, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, green onion, garlic, hot sauce, and black pepper to a medium-sized pan. Bring to a boil.
- Turn the heat to simmer. Mix the cornstarch and 2 teaspoons water in a small bowl until smooth.
- Pour and stir the cornstarch mixture into the pan with the other ingredients. Allow the mixture to cook for 10 minutes to thicken slightly. Remove from the heat.
- Reserve about 1/4 of the sauce from the portion you'll use for grilling.
- Season the pork with a bit of olive oil on both sides along with salt and black pepper. Grill the pork on a preheated grill over medium-high heat for about 4 minutes on one side, flip and cook for 4 minutes on the other side. Coat the pork with the sauce. Flip and cook for about a minute. Add more sauce to the other side, flip, and cook for another minute or so.
- Cut the pork into strips, sprinkle with the sesame seeds and serve with the reserved sauce on the side.